Lovely stuff, thanks Alex! 


I remember Peter Herring telling me many years ago that the only way he could make a recently-captured deep-sea holothurian display bioluminescence was to pour liquid household bleach on the animal!  I wondered, later, if he had been joking....


Cheers, Dave.


David L. Pawson
Emeritus Senior Scientist,
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution,
Washington DC 20013-7012.
Phone: 202-633-1757


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Thanks Alex

How wonderful and amazing! And puzzling!



Peter Mark O'Loughlin
(Honorary Associate Museum Victoria)
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Deep sea cuke light show:



Alexander M Kerr
Professor of Biology
Marine Laboratory
University of Guam
Mangilao GU 96913 USA
Tel: 1-671-735-2182/2175