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To hunt in the dark, these fish bring their own 'flashlights'

To hunt in the dark, these fish bring their own 'flashlights' That's exactly how reef-dwelling Anomalops katoptron fish find and gobble up their planktonic prey, German scientists found.Splitfin flashlight fish have bean-shaped organs beneath their eyes that host light-producing bacteria.

Instagram captures stunning electric blue 'sea sparkle' phenomenon

Instagram captures stunning electric blue 'sea sparkle' phenomenon Preservation Bay on Tasmania's north-west coast glowed bright shades of blue over the weekend, and Instagram in particular, was not disappointed.The effect was thanks to a bloom of bioluminescent algae, making it look otherworldly to say the least.

Let footage of glowing microorganisms in the sea sooth you into the weekend

Let footage of glowing microorganisms in the sea sooth you into the weekend This is a pretty chill side of nature.A new video taken this week shows bioluminescent organisms making the waters off the coast of George Town, Tasmania glow as onlookers splash about.