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Shrimp Repels Threats Using Bioluminescent Defense – Video

The smooth nylon shrimp (Heterocarpus Laevigatus) employs a particularly efficient chemical defense mechanism to survive in the harsh depths of the Pacific ocean. The shrimp temporarily disorients would-be-predators by discharging a large quantity of  bioluminescent liquid from its mouth.

[via the ever-interesing Pink Tentacle blog]

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