Photobacterium phosphoreum or Vibrio phosphoreum is a Gram-negative bioluminescent bacterium living in symbiosis with marine organisms, such as anglerfish. It can emit bluish-green light (490 nm) due to a chemical reaction between FMN, luciferin and molecular oxygen catalysed by an enzyme called luciferase.
- Piotr Madanecki's Website about Luminescent Bacteria
- Isolation of P. phosphoreum Cultures from Seafish
- Type strain of Photobacterium phosphoreum at BacDive - the Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase