Bioluminescence of colonial radiolaria in the western Sargasso Sea

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Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, ISSN: 0022-0981, Vol: 109, Issue: 1, Page: 25-38

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Latz, Michael I.; Frank, Tamara M.; Case, James F.; Swift, Elijah; Bidigare, Robert R.
Elsevier BV; NSUWorks
Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Bioluminescence; Radiolarian; Emission spectrum; Dinoflagellate; Plant accessory pigment; Marine Biology; Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
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Colonial radiolaria (Protozoa: Spumellarida) were a conspicuous feature in surface waters of the Sargasso Sea during the April (1985) Biowatt cruise. The abundance of colonies at the sea surface at one station was estimated to be 23 colonies · m −2.