Fish glowing red
Plenty of reef creatures fluoresce red, even where seawater absorbs red sunlight
By Susan Milius, 14:55 PM September 16, 2008
A lot of reef creatures could be in the red.
A widespread capacity for fish, corals, worms and other animals
to fluoresce red has been largely overlooked, contend Nico Michiels of the
Seawater quickly absorbs the red wavelengths of daylight filtering through, so that at depths below 10 meters the red portion of sunlight disappears and the blues and greens dominate. The majority of fish tested so far from this zone ...
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