The crystal jelly, Aequorea victoria, swims near the surface of the Pacific Ocean. When this jelly is touched, green light flashes from its rim. Scientists have learned to make use of the unusual molecule that produces its light, as well as a fluorescent molecule that turns the light green. 
See the glowing models in Creatures of Light. 

The crystal jelly, Aequorea victoria, swims near the surface of the Pacific Ocean. When this jelly is touched, green light flashes from its rim. Scientists have learned to make use of the unusual molecule that produces its light, as well as a fluorescent molecule that turns the light green. 

See the glowing models in Creatures of Light

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