Dwarf seahorse’s deadly secret weapon

Earthsky.org-To do just that, they teamed up with Texas Tech mechanical engineer Jian Sheng on a snazzy new method: high-speed digital 3-D holography.

Meet the dwarf seahorse. According to a new study by researchers at the UT Marine Science Institute, this whimsical little creature has evolved an ingenious attack strategy to catch its prey: a head shape that creates a “no wake zone” in the water, allowing the seahorse to successfully ambush its prey of choice, a type of plankton called the copepod.

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To do just that, they teamed up with Texas Tech mechanical engineer Jian Sheng on a snazzy new method: high-speed digital 3-D holography.

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