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What is Biofluorescence? Shining a light on biofluorescence in UK waters – BiOME Ecology Magazine
Shark Scientist Lauren Smith talks to Plant Pathologist James Lynott about this incredible phenomenon. Biofluorescence is essentially the ability of an organism, to absorb electromagnetic wavelengths from the visible light spectrum by fluorescent compounds, and the subsequent emission of this at a lower energy level. In the marine environment, the primarily monochromatic blue spectrum that …