What is a Biopop?

What is a Biopop?

They are miniature time capsules When their environmental conditions get too tough, they can form tough little cysts that can survive in the sediment of their water as fossils for as long as 100 years. Once conditions improve, the dinoflagellates can reanimate.

How long do dinoflagellates live?

or 5 days

How long can dinoflagellates live without light?

Most organisms, however, use their light organs to flash for periods of less than a second to about 10 seconds. These flashes can occur in specific spots, such as the dots on a squid. Other flashes can illuminate the organism’s entire body.

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