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National Geographic: How bioluminescence works in nature

Most ocean animals produce their own light or host bacteria that do—a useful skill for communication, finding prey, camouflage, and more.

IF SOMEONE SAYS “You’re glowing!” you may be in love. Or, more likely, you’re a marine animal.

whopping 76 percent of ocean animals are bioluminescent, which means they produce their own light through a series of chemical reactions or host bacteria that do.

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