Pacific Currents Fall 2020
Bioluminescence in the Ocean
Bioluminescence, or the ability some plants and animals have to create their own light, is a widespread phenomenon in the ocean. Some marine animals use it for defense, and others to attract a mate.
In this issue, read about bioluminescent marine life at the Aquarium and in the wild. Plus, find articles about the Aquarium’s new president and CEO, Dr. Peter Kareiva, Aquarium animal news, event listings for fall, and an update on marine protected areas in the United States.