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Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis

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An adult Euprymna scolopes, a species of bioluminescent sepiolid squid
This image shows an adult Euprymna scolopes (Hawaiian bobtail squid), a species of bioluminescent sepiolid squid. Image Credit: M. J. McFall-Ngai and E. G. Ruby, University of Hawaii. Provided courtesy of the National Science Foundation.
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Colonies of the bioluminescent marine bacterium Vibrio fischeri
Colonies of the bioluminescent marine bacterium Vibrio fischeri. The photograph of colonies growing on agar (left) was taken with a light source. The photograph of colonies on the right was taken using their own bioluminescence as a light source. Image Credit: J. W. Hastings, Harvard University, through E. G. Ruby, University of Hawaii. Provided courtesy of the National Science Foundation.
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Ventral dissection of an adult Euprymna scolopes
Ventral dissection of an adult Euprymna scolopes, a species of bioluminescent sepiolid squid. The mantle cavity is visible, including the interior bilobed light organ that allows the squid to produce bioluminescent light. Image Credit: M. J. McFall-Ngai and E. G. Ruby, University of Hawaii. Provided courtesy of the National Science Foundation.
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