Accession Number:

AD0630903

Title:

THE DISTRIBUTION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF SURFACE BIOLUMINESCENCE IN THE OCEANS

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

Approximately 3,000 reports of bioluminescent displays on file at the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office are charted by three-month periods. In addition, various aspects of bioluminescence, bioluminescent organisms, seasonal and geographic distribution, and displays are discussed. A separate chart and a discussion of the puzzling phenomena of the phosphorescent wheel and wave displays are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE