Bioluminescent Plankton is a strange natural phenomena known as a “red tide”. It’s formed by a type of microalgae called a Dinoflagellate. They’re a huge reddish-brown swarm in the water during the day and despite being spectacularly beautiful at night, can have a huge detrimental impact on local fisheries.
Australian photographer, Paul Fleming, got lucky. He snapped the sea sparkles and the Aurora Australis within minutes of each other.
And the results are stunning!
Wow! Nature never ceases to amaze me. Please share these stunning photos with your friends on Facebook.