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- Planktons in the ocean
Some bioluminescent organisms produce (synthesize) luciferin on their own. Dinoflagellates are, for example, bioluminesce in a bluish-green color. Bioluminescent dinoflagellates are a type of marine plankton-tiny organisms that can sometimes cause the ocean surface to glow at night.
Most bioluminescent organisms are found in the ocean. These bioluminescent marine species including fish, bacteria and jellies. Some bioluminescent organisms, including fireflies and fungi are found in soil. Almost no native bioluminescent organisms freshwater habitats.