Ostracod

Ostracod

Ostracod is tiny crustacean which looks like a shrimp-like organism about 1mm in size. When eaten by another fish, the Ostracod immediately releases a bioluminescent chemical in an attempt to illuminate the fish from the inside making it identifiable to predators.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: AnimalsMisc

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies