Bacterial Signal Triggers Protozoan Mating Swarm (image) American Society for Cell Biology Share Print E-Mail Caption A chemical released by the bacterium, Vibrio fischeri, sends this protozoan, Salpinogoeca rosetta, into a mating swarm, demonstrating that bacteria can drive mating in eukaryotes. Credit Courtesy of Arielle Woznica, University of California, Berkeley Usage Restrictions Non-commercial, one-time educational or news media use. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.