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Bioluminescence | by joshunter
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So this is out in Falmouth, Jamaica. There are organisms in the bay that when disturbed light up blue. It's really something. This is from the website:


" is produced by small living animals known as "Dinoflagellates". The organism responsible for the light produced here bears a scientific name "Pryodium Bahamene", and is so small a microscope is required to see a single individual. What appears to be a flash of light is really the result of thousands of flashes,each generated by a single living animal."


So of course when the motor runs through them it leaves this bright blue trail behind. And it really did look like this. It's crazy.



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Taken on September 13, 2008