Gaussia princeps

Gaussia princeps

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Description

Gaussia princeps is a mesopelagic copepod found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. They have been known to display bioluminescence.

Gaussia princeps is used in the production of luciferase

Geography

European waters (ERMS scope), FAO fishing area 67, New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone, North East Pacific

Ecosystem

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