List of bioluminescent organisms
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Bioluminescence is the production of light by living organisms. This list of bioluminescent organisms is organized by environment, covering terrestrial, marine and microorganisms.
- certain arthropods
- a terrestrial mollusc (a tropical land snail)
- Cookiecutter shark
- Gulper eel
- Marine hatchetfish
- Midshipman fish
- Black dragonfish
- Many cnidarians
- Certain Ctenophores or "comb jellies"
- Certain echinoderms (e.g. Ophiurida)
- Certain crustaceans
- Two species of chaetognaths
- Certain molluscs
- Latia, a genus of four species of freshwater snail
- Photorhabdus luminescens
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