Researchers studying biofluorescent coral also discovered a shark that reflects certain light, along with a stingray, eel, and other fish. The study, published January 8, 2014, used special lighting and camera filters to identify more than 180 species of marine fishes that exhibit biofluorescence.
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DIVE VIDEOGRAPHERS: David Gruber, Vincent Pieribone, John Sparks and Ken Corben
INTERVIEW VIDEOGRAPHERS: Nacho Corbella and Eileen Mignoni
SENIOR PRODUCER: Jeff Hertrick
EDITOR: Jennifer Murphy
MAP GRAPHICS: NG Staff
MAP SOURCE: Nature Conservancy