the beauty, observe what mother
nature brings to our world's oceans. Many
Marine animals in our oceans use bioluminescence
capabilities to find mates, or to attract
prey for feeding.
phytoplankton are show here in these beach
photos. These tiny organisms glow similarly to fireflies and tend to emit light when stressed, such as when waves crash or when they are otherwise agitated. While the phenomenon and its chemical mechanisms have been known for some time, biologists have only recently began to understand the reasons behind it.