Fluorecent stuff on beach

Des O'Connor des at micro-search.com
Sun Aug 4 06:43:23 EST 2002

Sounds like a job for me in black to me  or maybe its just algae


"Sverre Ulland" <saugull at online.no> wrote in message
news:YcE29.980$0p1.10183 at news2.ulv.nextra.no...
> Hello there
> Tonight i was down at the beach for a walk. It was 0:00 at night, and
> dark. I was walking down by the sea, occasionally getting my feet wet.
> a while i noticed a certain glow in the sand i kicked in front of me.
> were tiny speckles of greenish light which quickly disappeared. Soon
> afterwards, i saw that the same greenish dots were in the water too, at
> very front of the small waves breaking in on the shore (quiet night, calm
> sea). What are those? My immedeate thought was that they were fluorecent
> bacterea, but I am not quite sure. Any thoughts are welcome.
> regards
> sven
> norway
> (manually x-posted on sci.bio.microbiology)

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