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The Blue-Authentic or Not, Still a Cool Video


Everyone knows by now of the versatile sports cameras by GoPro. People are capturing interesting videos with them across the spectrum of sports, day-to-day life, and even science.

Mark Peters went out fishing for Albacore Tuna west of Santa Monica, CA, and had made a clear torpedo casing to hold his GoPro camera beforehand. The contraption was lowered into the water beside their boat, and the cameras captured a magnificent sight: a pod of Pacific White Sided Dolphins.

This is a fun video, even if it has been questioned as being a hoax . If you want to skip the fishing, jump ahead to 1:12 to watch.

I'll be posting more about GoPro and their initiative to work with scientists in the weeks ahead.

Image captured from Mark Peter's video.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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