BRIGHT-ON BEACH Glowing bioluminescent plankton in the tide line washes up onto a beach on Vaadhoo Island, Raa Atoll, Maldives, with stars above and a ship’s lights on the horizon. (Photo: Doug Perrine / Barcroft Media via The Telegraph)
The Maldives - Sea Of Stars, Vaadhoo Island -It’s an ocean of stars! Bioluminescent phytoplankton, which glows when agitated, can be found in many shores all over the world, but it seems they’re found more often in Maldives.
the bioluminescent noctiluca scintillans — an algae known otherwise as sea sparkle — of australia’s jervis bay. photos by (click pic) andy hutchinson, joanne paquette and naomi paquette. see also: more bioluminescence posts)by joanne paquette
Vaadhoo Island, Maldives: At this surreal beach in Vaadhoo Island, Raa Atoll, Maldives, this magical phenomena has been called the "Sea of Stars" due to its glowing blue waves. The bioluminescence is caused by marine microbes called phytoplankton.