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Vibrio harveyi and Quorum Sensing

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Vibrio harveyi is a free-living, gram negative bacterium. Vibrio harveyi are capable of causing disease in fish and invertebrates. This particular bacterium is also the cause for the Milky Sea Phenomenon. The Milky Sea Phenomenon is when there are huge areas of bioluminescent or light-emitting bacteria in the water.  It is hypothesized that colonies of […]