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Squid's Built-In Light to Inspire New Gadgets? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic news article describes a type of nocturnal squid found in the ocean around Hawaii which mates using a built-in flashlight to hide its shadow from predatory fish on the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Brave New Biosphere: Story of a Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files informative page is part of a series that features the narrative of Bob, the bobtail squid. Bob describes the symbiotic relationship formed between his ancestors and the bioluminescent ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

An Enlightening Toxin part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article discusses the squid light organ, squid-bacteria (Vibrio) symbiosis, and the requirement of a bacterial toxin for light organ development. Part of the Funny by Nature website, it also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

In a Tiny Squid, Bacterial Toxin Governs Organ Development part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This EurekAlert! kids news article features information about the toxic molecule, tracheal cytotoxin, which is responsible for forming a light producing organ in the Bobtail squid-bacteria symbiosis. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5)

Squid Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online handbook features a downloadable PDF of pre-and post-visit activities for the Squid Lab, a traveling outreach program hosted by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The hands-on activities ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Bioluminescence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Wikipedia entry describes bioluminescence, the production and emission of light by a living organism as the result of a chemical reaction during which chemical energy is converted to light ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Deep Waters, Coastal and Estuarine
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Visick Lab: Home of the Vibrio-Euprymna Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features general information about the lab of Karen Visick, which studies the genes needed to establish an interaction between the small Hawaiian squid Euprymna scolopes and its ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf, Surface Waters
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

The Winnowing: Establishing the Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature Reviews Microbiology article examines the symbiosis between the squid Euprymna scolopes and its luminous bacterial symbiont, Vibrio fischeri. Using image-rich illustrations, it depicts ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Biology:Evolution, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

An Illuminating Partnership for Squid part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online news article features insights into understanding aspects of the relationship between the squid Euprymna scolopes and its bioluminescent symbiont Vibrio fischeri. The ideas in this ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Deep Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: General Public, College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)

Dr. Cheryl A. Whistler part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of New Hampshire faculty page features a summary of Dr. CA Whistler's current research. Using the symbiosis of the bioluminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, with its animal host, the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters, Shallow Sea Floor/Continental Shelf
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)