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FLUORESCENCE EFFECTS FROM CORALS IRRADIATED WITH ULTRA‐VIOLET RAYS

FLUORESCENCE EFFECTS FROM CORALS IRRADIATED WITH ULTRA‐VIOLET RAYS Nature. LIVING FLUORESCENT CORALS F L O W N TO A N T W E R P ZOO A R A R E collection of living, fluorescent cords, transported 12,500 miles by aeroplane, can now be seen in the Antwerp Zoo, Belgium. It is one of two such exhibits open to the public. The tiny deep-sea dwellers were taken from their tropical home in the reefs off the coast of New Caledonia, the French territorial island in the South Pacific. Divers, who collect the specimens from depths of IOO ft. or more, worked under the direction ofDr Ren6 Catala, founder, owner and director of the Marine Biology Station at Noumba, New Caledonia. The four cases of corals were transferred by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

FLUORESCENCE EFFECTS FROM CORALS IRRADIATED WITH ULTRA‐VIOLET RAYS

International Zoo Yearbook , Volume 2 (1) – Jan 1, 1961

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Wiley
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Copyright © 1961 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.1960.tb02738.x
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Abstract

Nature. LIVING FLUORESCENT CORALS F L O W N TO A N T W E R P ZOO A R A R E collection of living, fluorescent cords, transported 12,500 miles by aeroplane, can now be seen in the Antwerp Zoo, Belgium. It is one of two such exhibits open to the public. The tiny deep-sea dwellers were taken from their tropical home in the reefs off the coast of New Caledonia, the French territorial island in the South Pacific. Divers, who collect the specimens from depths of IOO ft. or more, worked under the direction ofDr Ren6 Catala, founder, owner and director of the Marine Biology Station at Noumba, New Caledonia. The four cases of corals were transferred by

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1961

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