The Zebrafish Flipbook Movies

The movies are here, for viewing and downloading. Documentation is here.

For requests for the use of the Zebrafish Flipbook Movie, see below. Generally, if you wish to use these for a presentation or for some educational purpose, you are encouraged to use them freely. The Flipbook movies may not be part of a product for sale.


The micro-Flipbook.

For really slow internet connections.

download (mp4, 80x72, 1.3 Mb)


Our movie for the iPod or iPhone; it should load directly.

It plays nicely; for most presentations, it makes the point.

download (mp4, 320x240, 4.5 Mb)


Below is the orginal Flipbook Movie, full resolution.

Slow download, but not too bad.

download (mp4, 800x720, 22 Mb)

If you were taken with our older Flipbook Movie,
 download that here. (mov, 513x462, 23 Mb)

Flipbook Use

For requests for the use of the Zebrafish Flipbook Movie, this is what you need to do:

1. Please tell us what you want it for, and ask one of us to use it. We are usually very friendly.

Our eMail:

Don: Rolf:

2. Reference us correctly, something like this:

 RO Karlstrom and DA Kane
A flipbook of zebrafish embryogenesis
Development (1996) 123:461

(Note that it is technically Development 123:1-461, meaning that 
we have published the longest single article in Development ever.) 

3. If used in a commercial product, like a DVD or VHS, (especially if it costs a lot) please send us each a copy.
If used in a broadcast of some kind, please send us a recording.
If used in a web site, please email us the html reference of the site.

Our snail mail:

Don Kane
Dept of Biological Sciences
Wood Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Rolf Karlstrom
Biology Department
611 N Pleasant St.
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003