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    Salt River Bay

    National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Virgin Islands

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Throughout 2013 several scientists from the Joint Institute for Caribbean Marine Studies (JICMS) partner institutions examined the phenomenon in the Mangrove Lagoon/Bioluminescent Bay in the east portion of Salt River Bay. A series of water and sediment samples taken throughout the year allowed us to identify the organism(s) responsible for the bioluminescence and describe their ecology.

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