CreatureCast – Echinoderm Skin

posted by Casey Dunn / on January 17th, 2012 / in Echinoderms, imaginescience, Podcast (Student Contribution)

Karen Connolly, from Casey Dunn’s Invertebrate Zoology (Biol 0410) course at Brown University, tells the story of how echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, and their relatives) can change the stiffness of their skin at will.

Music by Scott Joplin.