It's a Disco Light Show in the Deep Sea

Bioluminescence is a spectacular living light show common in the marine environment and especially useful in the deep sea. It provides a way for deep sea animals to communicate and survive in the darkest part of the ocean.

Please explore this rich array of bioluminescence resources our colleague, Rick Reynolds, created for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

 

LESSON PLANS

FACT SHEET

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES