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Spring 2022


Many species of Dinoflagellates are capable of producing bioluminescence. Most species will have an optimal temperature range for bioluminescence production. With sea surface temperatures expected to rise, we have designed an experiment to test the relationship between temperature and bioluminescence in Pyrocystis fusiformis.


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Research featured in this poster has been conducted with the cooperation of the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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