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Bioluminescent Phytoplankton


Glows bright green under the water at night (reacts to movement)


I am definitely not sure about the name or genus/species. I asked my mom what the tour guide said they were called and she said "plankton", so that's all I know! Plankton is very broad and also includes things such as jellyfish and algae, so I didn't want to fill in the scientific name. Also could be polychaete, but the only one I could find glows yellow.

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Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013

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