Beautiful Glowing Blue Waves!

How beautiful are these glowing blue waves in the Maldives?  They’re caused by phytoplankton that give off bioluminescence or biological light.  The phytoplankton shown in this report on Viral Nova are called dinoflagellates and they give off blue light.  Cool!

Dinoflagellates in the Maldives. Photo credit: faeirie

Dinoflagellates in the Maldives.
Photo credit: faeirie

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