Elastic Slingshot Powers Snipefish Feeding (video) University of California - Davis Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A latched elastic recoil mechanism allows the snipefish, a relative of seahorses, to pivot its head for one of the fastest feeding strikes measured in fish. This video was recorded at 2000 frames per second and is played back at 30 fps. Credit Sarah Longo, UC Davis Usage Restrictions May be used with acknowledgement. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.