Sunday, January 12, 2014

A coral reef alive with colour: Researchers reveal 180 species of glowing fish

The first comprehensive survey of biofluorescence in fish has revealed more than 180 different species of marine life that glow in various patterns of neon colours.
glowing fish

“There is a whole light show going on down there," John Sparks, co-author of the new paper published in journal PLOS One told the LA Times. "There have been studies on corals that are biofluorescent, but for fish, virtually nothing was known."

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