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Bioluminescence in mesopelagic squid: diel color change during counterillumination.
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PMID:  17830814     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Two species of mesopelagic squid greatly altered the color of their bio-luminescence during counterillumination. The color change was triggered by changes in water temperature corresponding to those normally encountered by these vertically migrating animals. These squid can probably conceal themselves under the different colors of downwelling light that they encounter in their day and night habitats.
R E Young; F M Mencher
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  208     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1980 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-08     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1286-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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