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Glow-in-the-dark sea creatures - beautiful creations!   From news.nationalgeographic.com   via Linda Rommeleare

Most bioluminescence in the ocean is blue, the color that travels furthest through seawater, but there are interesting exceptions such as the yellow bioluminescence of some pelagic worms

Diatoms | jecesq Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of assorted diatoms. The diatoms are a group of photosynthetic, single-celled algae containing about 10,000 species. They form an important part of the plankton at the base of the marine and freshwater food chains. The characteristic feature of diatoms is their intricately patterned, glass-like cell wall, or frustule. The frustule often has rows of tiny holes, known as striae.

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of assorted diatoms. The diatoms are a group of photosynthetic, single-celled algae containing about species.

Botrynema  Not much is known about these deep-water jellyfish, which have been found off the coast of Antarctica and Alaska.  Image: Steve Haddock/Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

8 Beautiful Bioluminescent Creatures From the Sea

Botrynema Not much is known about these deep-water jellyfish, which have been found off the coast of Antarctica and Alaska. I want a jellyfish tank!

This sea creature was found in California.  No one is able to say what it is but it looks like a dragon.

This sea creature was found in California. No one is able to say what it is but it looks like a dragon. So much is still unknown about the ocean. Never getting in the ocean again.

Image of hundreds of agar plates cultured with a species of bioluminescent marine bacteria.

Glow-in-the-Dark Art Created in the Lab With Bioluminescent Bacteria

This arch was composed with petri dishes "painted" with bioluminescent bacteria. this is science and art coming together!

Crazy Carnival of Dr. Seuss Creatures Hidden in the Oceans

Crazy Carnival of Dr. Seuss Creatures Hidden in the Oceans

Ocean Expedition - Plankton collected in the Pacific Ocean with a mm mesh net. This is a mixture of multicellular organisms - small zooplanktonic animals, larvae and single cell protists (diatoms, dinoflagellates, radiolarians) - Pictures - CBS News

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