Fishy Fact No.3

Fishy Facts 3

Cookiecutter Sharks emit a green bio-luminescent glow.

Cookiecutter Sharks, also known as  Cigar Sharks, emit a green bio-luminescent glow from their light-emitting photophores. The green luminescence of the shark is the strongest known of any shark, and has been reported to persist glowing for three hours after the shark has been removed from the water.

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8 responses to “Fishy Fact No.3

  1. Madeline, your writing in these is so tight, no unnecessary word or phrases. Just what controlled conditions need!

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