Fluorescence Night Diving Part 2 – Reef Conservation

If you don’t know what Fluorescence diving is, check out the previous article in the Fluorescence Night Diving series or check out the video: Fluorescence is not only observed in corals, but also in many other marine organisms such as e.g. tunicates, barnacles, sponges, anemones, jellyfish, clams, nudibranchs, cephalopods, shrimp, crabs, worms and fish, to name just a few. There are also fluorescent organisms in fresh water, such as for instance cave olms in Eastern Europe . The green chlorophyll responsible for photosynthesis in plants is also fluorescent, it fluoresces in red or in some algae in orange. By-product...

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What is Fluorescence Night Diving

Fluorescence night dives (or “fluo diving” for short) is also known as “fluoro dives” or “glow dives” have grown increasingly popular recently. More and more dive centres offer fluo diving, and more and more vendors for the necessary equipment appear on the market. A better understanding of the background and basics allows to make more of this exhilarating experience some people say that fluo diving is like being in the movie “Avatar”. Here you can experience the amazing Fluo Diving: Why does this happen Fluorescence is the physical effect shown by some materials to absorb light of high energy...

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