boredangry
boredangry:

interpretivescreaming:

nicbravo-reblogs:

thahalfrican:

sp0iledbabe:

…. What

pokemon is forreal #Wakeupamerica

Red! Red do that thing where you explain what this is plz

So actually the fish isn’t making the light, it’s the small invertebrate (called on ostracod) that the fish just ate, giving off a burst of bioluminescence as a defense mechanism. In the wild, the fish would have predators that would be attracted to the light, so it really doesn’t have a choice but to spit out its bright little meal (which was swallowed whole and is no worse for the wear.)
Here’s an article about it with some more video: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/28838200

whoa rad, you made it even better!

quit glorifying bulimia on my dash

boredangry:

interpretivescreaming:

nicbravo-reblogs:

thahalfrican:

sp0iledbabe:

…. What

pokemon is forreal #Wakeupamerica

Red! Red do that thing where you explain what this is plz

So actually the fish isn’t making the light, it’s the small invertebrate (called on ostracod) that the fish just ate, giving off a burst of bioluminescence as a defense mechanism. In the wild, the fish would have predators that would be attracted to the light, so it really doesn’t have a choice but to spit out its bright little meal (which was swallowed whole and is no worse for the wear.)

Here’s an article about it with some more video: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/28838200

whoa rad, you made it even better!

quit glorifying bulimia on my dash