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The Secret Life of Rockpools

Paleontologist Richard Fortey discovers the lives of rock pool creatures, joined by leading marine biologists in a dedicated laboratory at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth.

Paleontologist Professor Richard Fortey embarks on a quest to discover the extraordinary lives of rock pool creatures. To help explore this unusual environment he is joined by some of the UK's leading marine biologists in a dedicated laboratory at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. Here and on the beach in various locations around the UK, startling behaviour is revealed and new insights are given into how these animals cope with intertidal life. Many popular rock pool species have survived hundreds of millions of years of Earth's history, but humans may be their biggest challenge yet.

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59 minutes

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Fri 2 Aug 2019 02:30

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    The xx

    Fantasy

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Fortey
Producer Simon Williams
Director Simon Williams
Production Manager Heather Nicol
Production Department Julia Jamieson
Executive Producer Craig Hunter
Researcher Chloe Juyon

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