Friday, May 1, 2009

When Was The Last Time...

You Did Something For The First Time?

Last night, while we were out rowing around the mooring field, for the first time in my life, I saw phosphorescence (a.k.a. bioluminescent plankton) in the water. At first, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. Ben caught one of the glowing worms on the end of our oar and we were able to see it out of the water. When he released it back into the water, it emitted a cloud of luminescence around its fluorescent green body. Pretty neat.

I found this blog with information about these bioluminescent marine worms: Marine Fireworms

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