FISH OUT OF TIME

 

  

     Richard Pyle, Rob Whitton, and Peter Timm's stunning encounter with a "South African" coelacanth at Sodwana. The divers use helium as an inert gas to replace some of their nitrogen to reduce nitrogen narcosis and shorten decompression time, hence the "Donald Duck" quality over the acoustical communicator. Much of the discussion is about C'02 levels and leaving as they had maxed out their bottom time. Click here. (courtesy, Richard Pyle)

     Intriguing video on the preparation of coelacanths from the American Museum of Natural History. Click Here. Also connects to website with basic info.

     A commotion surrounds the catching of a coelacanth in Indonesia. Such scenes surrounded the catching of coelacanths in the Comoros for several decades. Click Here. (You Tube)

 
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