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Dinoflagellates: Bioluminescent creatures of the Sea
A. Brief description
i. Where they can be found.
II. General information
A. Body structure
ii. Chemical Properties
B. Other species that have this adaptation
IV. Role in the environment
A. Importance to marine life
I. Symbiotic partners
ii. Primary producers
B. Dangers: “Red Tides”
i. Poses to environment and marine life
ii. Human hazards
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Pernetta, John. Guide to the Oceans. New York: Firefly Books, 2004.
Prager, Elllen J., and Sylvia A. Earle. The Oceans. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
J. Woodland Hastings, "Bioluminescence", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, http://www.accessscience.com, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.083200, last modified: July 23, 2004.
Shimomura, Osamu. Bioluminescence: Chemical Principles and Methods. New York: World Science Publishing Co. 2006.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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