Lingulodinium polyedrum

Glowing Waves Upon the Shore


Many of you have probably heard of rolling waves but what about glowing ones?


No, the waves are not actually glowing themselves but the tiny creatures that are carried by them are! The beautiful organism that floats adrift the rough waves of the ocean is called Lingulodinium polyedrum.


The world is full of mystery and wonder. The many organisms that roam its surface are what add to the countless opportunities for knowledge. This website was made to give further information to its viewers about this organism. As students of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, we were given the opportunity to advance our knowledge by taking the Organismal Biology course the college has to offer. This class requires the students to create a webpage about a specific organism. Please explore this site to find different facts about this unique creature.


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