Bioluminescent Organs of Two Deep-Sea Arrow Worms, Eukrohnia fowleri and Caecosagitta macrocephala, With Further Observations on Bioluminescence in Chaetognaths

  title={Bioluminescent Organs of Two Deep-Sea Arrow Worms, Eukrohnia fowleri and Caecosagitta macrocephala, With Further Observations on Bioluminescence in Chaetognaths},
  author={Erik V. Thuesen and Freya E. Goetz and Steven H. D. Haddock},
  journal={The Biological Bulletin},
  pages={100 - 111}
Bioluminescence in the deep-sea chaetognath Eukrohnia fowleri is reported for the first time, and behavioral, morphological, and chemical characteristics of bioluminescence in chaetognaths are examined. [] Key Result The luminescent organ of that species is located on the ventral edge of each anterior lateral fin, whereas that of E. fowleri runs across the center of the tail fin on both dorsal and ventral sides.

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