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Beneficial Bacteria in Hawaiian Squid Attracted to Fatty Acids

A Hawaiian bobtail squid. Photo by The Squid and Vibrio Labs The small but charismatic Hawaiian bobtail squid is known for its predator-fooling light organ. To survive, the nocturnal cephalopod depends on a mutually beneficial relationship with the luminescent bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, which gives it the ability to mimic moonlight on the surface [...]

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