September 2, 2014
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Dr. Jamie Seymour JellyDudeinNemoLand (@JellyDudeInNemo) handled the Stomatopod for us.
The video was filmed by myself and Richard Fitzpatrick.
The bulk of the information in this video came from these papers.
Dr. Sheila Patek:
“The stomatopod dactyl club: a formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer”
Dr. James Weaver was a tremendous help in the creation of this video. I’m indebted to him for how generous he was with his time.
The crab clubber components were made by Emily Weddle
I shot the Shrimp with a Phantom MIRO LC320S made by Vision Research: http://www.visionresearch.com/Products/High-Speed-Cameras/Phantom-Miro-M320S/
The Hyperbolic Paraboloid was rendered by Michael Zappe