Deep Water Coral Fluorescence

It’s been discovered that deep water coral, who live well beyond the reach of the full light spectrum experienced by shallow water coral, also fluoresce

Get the Glow: The Secret to Deep-Water Corals’ Radiance, a recent Scientific American article, describes research about the hows and whys deep coral fluorescence.

Deep water coral use fluorescence for purposes completely opposite of why shallow water coral fluoresce.

It’s an interesting read.


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