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Synonyms for noctiluca

large bioluminescent marine protozoan

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According to marine experts, the blue glow is known as Bioluminescence and is caused by Noctiluca scintillans, a type of phytoplankton that converts their chemical energy into light energy when washed ashore.
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Sources in the ecology department of the fisheries ministry clarified that the bloom off the coast of Oman was green in colour and was caused by Noctiluca scintillans, which are not harmful algae.
Interannual variability, growth, reproduction and feeding of Pelagia noctiluca (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in the Straits of Messina (Central Mediterranean Sea): linkages with temperature and diet.
Bu metinde, Turkiye kiyi sularinda bulunan Aurelia aurita, Chrysaora hysoscella, Pelagia noctiluca, Cotylorhiza tuberculata, Rhizostoma pulmo, Rhopilema nomadica, Cassiopea andromeda gibi turler ele alinarak, bu turlerin morfolojileri ve ekolojileri hakkinda kisa bilgiler verilmis ve ek olarak bu organizmalarin insanda gosterebilecegi lokal/sistemik toksik etkiler ve bu organizmalara maruziyet durumunda yapilacak acil mudahaleler hakkinda bilgiler gozden gecirilerek sunulmustur.
According to The Telegraph, the bioluminescence in the waters was caused by Noctiluca scintillans (popularly known as sea sparkle), which are single-celled planktons that emit a blue light.
Abid, "Analgesic and antibutyrylcholinestrasic activities of the venom prepared from the Mediterranean jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskal, 1775)," Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, vol.
One of Mark's pictures, taken near the Isle of Coll, Scotland, showing a mauve stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) fighting with an anenome
Most of the vibrant color probably comes from algae living in the single-celled bodies of the dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans.
Many experts believe numbers of glow worms (lampyris noctiluca) are on the decline due to pesticides, loss of habitat and light pollution.
La Pelagia noctiluca, la meduse la plus commune a cette region, prolifere du fait de l'action de l'Homme et du rechauffement planetaire.
Scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, N.Y., and their colleagues are the first to document the rapid rise of green Noctiluca scintilians, an unusual dinoflagellate that eats other plankton and draws energy from the sun via microscopic algae living within its cells.