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Amazing Bioluminescent Organisms
Bioluminescence is the natural emission of light by living organisms
A ‘glow in the dark’ deep-sea species, the firefly squid.
Photo Credit: Hotaruika Museum
Bioluminescent sea anemone.
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bezanger
A glowing bobtail squid, about the size of a walnut.
Photo Credit: David Slater via iStock
Bioluminescent corals produce light from proteins.
Photo Credit: David Clode
The sea is full of bioluminescent creatures, like this moon jellyfish.
Photo Credit: Richard A. McMillin via Shutterstock