Vibrio fischeri
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This Wikipedia entry describes Vibrio fischeri, a rod-shaped bacterium found globally in marine environments. This bacterium has bioluminescent properties, and is found predominantly in symbiosis with various marine animals, such as the Bobtail squid. The bacterium is a key research organism for examination of microbial fluorescence and bacterial-animal symbiosis. The article includes a scientific classification, list of pseudonyms, and links to related resources.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Microbiology and Health
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Informal, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biosphere:Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Health, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biosphere:MicrobiologyKeyword: Euprymna scolopes