In pictures: Bio-fluorescent life in the Red Sea

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Pictures Bio-fluorescent sea life in the Red SeaEye Of Science/SPL/Barcroft Media


These amazing images were captured during a 'fluo-dive' on the bed of the Red Sea.

Armed with highly sensitive underwater cameras at the dead of night, divers used ultraviolet torches to expose the incredible bio-fluourescent properties of the marine life. The colours are only enhanced by the algae growing on them - and the results are spectacular.

Amazing pics: Red Sea coral reef

Amazing pics: Red Sea coral reef