Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting nature.com. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Bioluminescence

Dolphins glow with the flow

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution

Relevant articles

Open Access articles citing this article.

Access options

Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

$32.00

All prices are NET prices.

Figure 1: ‘Dolphins in phosphorescent sea’.

CORDON ART

References

  1. Rohr, J., Latz, M. I., Fallon, S., Nauen, J. C. & Hendricks, E. J. Exp. Biol. 201, 1447–1460 (1998).

    Google Scholar 

  2. Stefanick, T. Sci. Am. 258, 25–31 (1988).

    Google Scholar 

  3. Fleisher, K. J. & Case, J. F. Biol. Bull. 189, 263–271 (1995).

    Google Scholar 

  4. Cram, D. L. & Schulein, F. H. J. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer 35, 272–275 (1974).

    Google Scholar 

  5. Cram, D. L. & Malan, O. G. S. Afr. J. Antarct. Res. 7, 14–19 (1977).

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Herring, P. Dolphins glow with the flow. Nature 393, 731–733 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/31582

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/31582

This article is cited by

Search

Quick links

Nature Briefing

Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily.

Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing