Link to clips from National Geographic footage of coelacanths off of South Africa.  Click Here. (A faux documentary pretending to discover coelacanths in an area where they have been repeatedly observed and studied over the last 14 years. The program ripped off the name "Dinofish" from this site!)

A moving tribute to diver Peter Timm co-discover with Peter Venter of the South African coelacanths, with good coelacanth footage.   Click Here. (for PC open in a new window)

     Hans Fricke's breathtaking film clip of two coelacanths on a submarine canyon ledge off the Comoros, at the ARKive website of wildlife species, and Hans Fricke's film clip of the famous "coelacanth headstand." Opens in new window. Use back arrow to return to Click Here. Some researchers believe the headstand was induced by the submersible's magnetic field.

     Intriguing video on the preparation of coelacanths from the American Museum of Natural History. Click Here. Also connects to website with basic info.

     Video glimpse of a Coelacanth on a South African submarine ledge. ((Courtesy: Stobbs/Venter) Click Here.

     The first video ever made of a living juvenile coelacanth. The video was taken by a Japanese research crew under the direction of Masa Iwata, using an underwater R.O.V. in 2009. Click here. (You have to suffer through a quick commercial before you see it.)

     A commotion surrounds the catching of a coelacanth in Indonesia. Such scenes surrounded the catching of coelacanths in the Comoros for several decades. Click Here. (You Tube)


      For video clips from's recent South Pacific Expedition Click Here.

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