Biofluorescent fish (video)

From National Geographic:

Researchers studying biofluorescent coral also discovered a shark that reflects certain light, along with a stingray, eel, and other fish. The study, published January 8, used special lighting and camera filters to identify more than 180 species of marine fishes that exhibit biofluorescence.

Here’s a seahorse:

biofluorescent

And here’s a shark:

biofluorescent-shark


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