The Ostracod, a Shrimp cousin has a very unique defense mechanism.

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Ostracod

Ostracod Image: Frank Fox

 

From Business Insider

These tiny sea creatures glow when a predator eats them. This causes the predator to glow as well attracting larger predators. The ostracod is then quickly spat out along with swirling clouds of color and light.

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