The magical glow-in the dark beach: Honeymooner snaps stunning surf lit up by bioluminescent phytoplankton

 

The magical glow-in the dark beach: Honeymooner snaps stunning surf lit up by bioluminescent phytoplankton

  • Taiwanese photographer Will Ho took the pictures on a windy night in the Maldives while on his honeymoon
  • The waves are lit up by bioluminescent phytoplankton – tiny organisms that glow like fireflies when they are agitated or stressed

By Sarah Griffiths

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The minute creatures are thought to emit light when they are stressed and as Mr Ho said the evening was a windy one, it is likely the organisms were agitated by waves (pictured)

..check out the underwater video – read more:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2544669/The-amazing-glow-dark-beach-Honeymooner-snaps-stunning-surf-lit-bioluminescent-phytoplankton.html

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