Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Evolution in Action by AMNH

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This video tells the story of speciation in Central Africa’s roiling, rapid Lower Congo River. This river is home to an extraordinary assortment of fish — many truly bizarre. This new video by Science Bulletins, the American Museum of Natural History’s current-science video program, features Museum scientists on a quest to understand why so many species have evolved here. Follow Curator of Ichthyology Melanie Stiassny and her team as they search the Lower Congo River’s mysterious depths for an evolutionary driver.