Deep Sea Bioluminescence Poster Fine Art Print
* What is bioluminescence?
Bioluminescent organisms produce and radiate light. The light animals emit is created inside their bodies, meaning they are able to glow and glitter in complete darkness. Some of the planet's bioluminescent creatures live in the deep ocean. Many exist in the twilight zone, the part of the ocean from 500 to 1,000 metres deep, which is always dark in its lower margin. It is thought that up to 90% of life in the twilight zone creates light in some form.
* How does bioluminescence work?
The light that living creatures can produce is created by a chemical reaction. For this reaction to happen a plant or animal must carry a molecule called luciferin, plus one of two enzymes called luciferase and photoprotein. When luciferin chemically reacts with oxygen, it releases energy in the form of light. Different animals and plants contain different types of luciferin.
The most common light produced in the ocean is green and blue, as these wavelengths travel further through water.
On the poster you will find:
1. Pyrocystis Fusiformis
2. Bathocyroe Fosteri
3. Firefly Squid
4. Black Dragonfish
5. Pyrosoma Atlanticum
6. Beroe Forskalii
7. Marine Hatchetfish
8. Midshipman Fish
10. Atolla Jellyfish
11. Bamboo Coral
12. Helmet Jellyfish
13. Cookiecutter Shark
Brand New 2020 Edition Print.
A3 / 297 x 420 mm / 11.7 x 16.5 in
All prints are the exact reproduction of the original artworks, you can still see the original pencil strokes. They come from a local professional printing company, printed on extra heavyweight 350 g/m2 matte paper with a fine silk touch to make it stand out.
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