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Saturday, 24 January 2015 17:45

On the seashore in Hong Kong recently a surprising phenomenon can be observed. At night the water in the Strait of South China Sea is colored blue. unusual phenomenon attracted the attention of photographers and journalists, but environmentalists say that in a mysterious glow is not good, according to Daily Mail.

Published on the following frames sealed suddenly turned blue wave located in the territory of the Hong Kong section of the sea. According to experts, this phenomenon is related to water pollution, and can have devastating effects on local ecosystems and fisheries.



According to preliminary version, a fascinating glow emitting algae. Environmentalists say that this is true, but only partly. Fluorescent glow comes from single-celled organisms known as Noctiluca or Noctiluca scintillans. They belong to the so-called dinoflagellates.

According to experts, in itself is not dangerous Noctiluca scintillans - algae do not emit pollutants that can harm a person. However, recent studies have shown that the presence Noctiluca in water can lead to an increase in the amount of ammonia in it. This, in turn, can scare the fish.

It is known that the widespread Noctiluca scintillans off the coast of India has led to a serious crisis of the local fisheries. It is also proved that the number of nochesvetok increases in the case of growth of water contamination by nitrogen and phosphorus.

The glow of the sea caused by Noctiluca scintillans, can be observed not only in Hong Kong. Earlier, similar phenomena have been recorded in Australia and in the United States.


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