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2010 Krill Sex. Digital animation

Animation: Lisa Roberts
Krill story: So Kawaguchi
Music: Graeme Ewing
Krill data: Australian Antarctic Division

This animation was made to help to make sense of the first observation of the entire mating dance of Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill) by So Kawaguchi from the Australian Antarctic Division. The paper on the finding was published with the animation as an online supplement, by the Oxford Journal of Plankton Research:

Ocean-bottom krill sex

DOI: 10.1093/plankt/FBR006.
Authors: Kawaguchi, S., Kilpatrick, R., Roberts, L.,
King, R.A. and Nicol, S.