Sapphirina, A Tiny Marine Crustacean with Beautiful Shimmering Skin
Back in 2013 underwater videographer Kaj Maney shot this intriguing video of a Sapphirina, a tiny marine crustacean or copepod that has incredible shimmering skin. The Sapphirina's skin gets its dazzling iridescence from its structure---it is covered in microscopic hexagonal plates that only reflect certain