Fluo time

If this isn’t the first time you’ve read this blog, you probably know I am interested in the phenomenon of biofluorescence. I’ve previously talked written about what it is and what it might be used for. In the near future I’ll be tell you all about the details what I was actually doing. But I realized I haven’t shared any pictures recently that show just how beautiful and otherworldly it can be. So here is a random selection of fluo shots I took over the last two years. Enjoy!


A bubble snail (Hydatina physis) photographed in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia



Thorny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix) in Bima Bay, Indonesia



West Australian Seahorse (Hippocampus subelongatus) in Perth, Australia



Amazing coral in Raja Ampat, Indonesia



Reptilian Snake Eel (Brachysomophis henshawi) in Amed, Indonesia



Lizardfish (Synodus sp.) in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia



Cockatoo Waspfish (Ablabys sp.) in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia



Sea spider (Pycnogonid sp.) in Tulamben, Indonesia



Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia



Juvenile Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) in Dauin, Philippines)



Barred moray (Echidna polyzona) in Nusa Kode, Indonesia



2 thoughts on “Fluo time

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