Disco Clam's Dazzling Tricks Revealed

January 5, 2015 6:31 PM

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Disco clams are known for their dazzling display of lights, and now researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have discovered why these animals carry out these shows.

Marine biologists once believed the clams produced the lights through a form of bioluminescence, but now we know the displays are created with reflected light. However, researchers were still uncertain as to the purpose of the light show. Some investigators believed the action may have acted as a ma...

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