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Marine bioluminescence . Why do so many animals in the open ocean make light?


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gupea_2077_19437_1.movFlashlight fish, Anomalops katoptron, filmed at the Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum3837KbVideo QuicktimeView/Open
gupea_2077_19437_2.movThe deep sea jellyfish, Atolla wyvillei, seen with lights on and then with lights off.2419KbVideo QuicktimeView/Open
gupea_2077_19437_3.movThis squid, Abralia veranyi, is doubly amazing because it can actually change the color of its bioluminescence depending on whether it's counterilluminating against sunlight or moonlight.2719KbVideo QuicktimeView/Open
gupea_2077_19437_4.movThe scaleless blackdragon fish, Melanostomia bartonbeani, seen swimming with lights on and then seen luminescing with lights off.2428KbVideo QuicktimeView/Open
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Title: Marine bioluminescence . Why do so many animals in the open ocean make light?
Authors: Widder, Edith A.
Issue Date: 2001
Publication type: article, other scientific
Publisher: University of Gothenburg. Department of Zoology
University of Reading
Organization: Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Fort Pierce, USA
Citation: Bioscience Explained. Vol 1 (1)
Keywords: Bioluminescence
Abralia veranyi
Atolla wyvillei
Melanostomia bartonbeani
Anomalops katoptron
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/19437
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