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Chain catshark

Credit: ©J. Sparks, D. Gruber, and V. Pieribone
Researchers recently identified more than 180 fish species that glow brilliant colors through a natural process called biofluorescence. The colorful light…Read More »





is invisible to the human eye without the help of special filters. The following images were taken with cameras specially equipped with such filters to capture the brilliant diversity of light in the fish world. Above, a green biofluorescent chain catshark (Scyliorhinus retifer).    Less «
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