Flaunting frilly tentacles and a curious ability to reflect light, these tiny aquatic anomalies are reminiscent of the flashy balls and shag carpets of the '70s. Biologist Lindsey Dougherty of UC Berkley investigates the aptly dubbed, "Disco Clam," revealing molecular foundation for how they get so groovy.
Produced by Christian Baker
Music by Audio Network
Additional Stills and footage courtesy of Lindsey Dougherty