My feet in bioluminescent waters off the coast of Cayman. The blue glow is created by millions of tiny plankton called dinoflagellates. Apologies for the blur, but I was using a 15-second exposure on a moving craft.
In the daytime the area and water at the Bioluminescent Bay in Vieques, Puerto Rico looks like a normal tropical island. There is a bright blue sky, warm tropical weather, and clear blue water. Then the nighttime comes and the water glows, giving off a bluish/green illuminating light.
The animal kingdom is full of many wonders, perhaps no wonder greater than that of the select few creatures that are bioluminescent. Thanks to the evolution-given ability for creatures to essentially glow-in-the-dark, many places around the globe have become popular destinations for those seeking to witness the phenomenon with their own two eyes.
Here, we’ve complied a list of some of the greatest places that showcase bioluminescent creatures: http://goo.gl/065d6Q