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Contact: Beth Potier
beth.potier@unh.edu
603-862-1566
University of New Hampshire

Hawaiian Bobtail Squid

Caption: Microbiologists at the University of New Hampshire have received a $716,000 to study the evolution of beneficial microbes by examining the relationship between the Hawaiian bobtail squid and a bacterium that helps it avoid predators by emitting light.

Credit: e.roettinger, www.kahikai.com

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