Posts tagged "Hawaiian Bobtail Squid"
Hawaiian Bobtail Squid; Euprymna scolopes
Bioluminescence can be a very helpful evolutionary feature for creatures who live in the deep ocean where sun-produced-light is scarce. The Hawaiian bobtail squid doesn’t bioluminesce itself, but rather it hosts colonies of bioluminescent Vibrio fischeri bacterium in a mutualistic relationship.
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