Subject: Info: Bioluminescent

Yankee Fleet (
Wed, 4 Sep 1996 12:26:55 -0400

At 11:49 AM 9/3/96 -2400, you wrote:
>What animals of the sea are bioluminescent?
Dear Esther -

The animals that are actually bioluminescent are microbes, other animals
that eat the microbes or live in association with them can take on the
bioluminescence.  There are many zooplankton and fish that bioluminesce due
to these microbes.