Bioluminescence Studied at Sea

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Summary

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.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

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

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

July, 1978

Topic

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

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