Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?

Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?.Claes has been studying these elusive fish for a decade, and has been slowly piecing together the purpose of their glow. The light comes from many small organs called photophores, which dot their bellies and sometimes their flanks. No one knows how these structures produce light, but Claes and his team are getting close to knowing why they do so.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s