October 21, 2019

Cayman Islands Turtle Farm hosts team from National Geographic

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Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) was glad to host a small team of researchers from National Geographic, who are undertaking pioneering research in fluorescence of sea animals. It was in 2015 while diving at night in the Solomon Islands that they began noticing than many different kinds of marine animals, including, unexpectedly, in turtles. Biofluorescence means […]

Fluorescence is widespread in fish, study finds

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By James Gorman From NY Times From sea horses that glow red to bright green eels, researchers have discovered 180 species of fish that fluoresce under blue light. It was the green eel that did it. Scientists from the American Museum of Natural History had been exploring a reef off Little Cayman Island, investigating fluorescent […]