San Diego Shores Light Up With Bright Blue Bioluminescence


It may look otherworldly, but a striking display of light seen on some beaches in Southern California this week has a very earthly (or ocean-y) explanation.

The San Diego coast is hosting a red tide, which is a bloom involving these single-cell organisms that can make the water appear red. Scripps Oceanography quoted Scripps scientist Michael Latz saying that "the red tide is due to massive numbers of dinoflagellates including Lingulodinium polyedra".

Pound dips after Bank of England holds rates
Three months ago, the Bank had been pencilling in growth of 0.4% in the first quarter and 1.8% for 2018 as a whole. Wage growth was forecast to pick up slightly less strongly this year than had been forecast before.

A rare red tide washed up on San Diego beaches this week, lighting the shore with a neon blue glow from bioluminescent phytoplankton.

'It kind of looked like the color of a light saber, ' Bay said, according to CBS News.

Ocean Springs HS is state's best, according to US News annual rankings
He credited the work of faculty and staff and support of parents and community members in helping the school be successful. Of the more than 20,000 schools included in the report, roughly 2,700 schools made the list of 2018 Best High Schools .

"It's this bright electrical blue color and it's handsome", Jami Leslie Feldman, owner of Underwater Paparazzi, told the news station. On this occasion, it is caused by a bloom of phytoplankton brought by the natural phenomenon known as the red tide. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), One of the best-known HABs occurs each year off Florida's Gulf Coast. The toxins may also make the surrounding air hard to breathe. It was a bioluminescent that added colour to the waters.

"Most blooms, in fact, are beneficial because the tiny plants are food for animals in the ocean".

Baby Louis, the prince of hand me downs
In those pictures, the princess is seen being cradled by her older brother at Anmer Hall - their home in Norfolk. While Prince George does not appear in the photos, he paid Prince Louis a visit shortly after his birth in St.

Bioluminescence from a red tide turns breaking waves a stunning, yet eerie shade of blue.