Bioluminescence Studied at Sea

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July-August. Working in a shipboard laboratory off Hawaii, zoologist Dr. Clyde F. E. Roper, National Museum of Natural History, and colleague Dr. Richard Young make advances in the knowledge of evolution of bioluminescence in squids and fishes.


  • Roper, Clyde F. E. 1937-
  • Young, Richard
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1978, p. 13

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July, 1978


  • Oceans
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Field Work
  • Ichthyology
  • Invertebrates
  • Discovery
  • Oceanography
  • Research

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