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In Photos: Glowing Seafloor Creatures of the Caribbean

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Glowing Eyes

Credit: Image courtesy of Bioluminescence Team 2009, NOAA-OER.
The giant deep-sea isopod (Bathynomus giganteus) can grow to a whopping 16 inches (41 centimeters) and sports magnificent compound eyes. Here, light reflects…Read More »





off the eyes' so-called tapetum, a reflective tissue behind the retina.    Less «
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