noun - Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by living organisms, including in the ocean, which can be seen on the surface of the water by open water swimmers. It is a form of chemiluminescence where energy is released by a chemical reaction in the form of light emission.
The channel swimmers were enthralled by the bioluminescence in the ocean.
1915–20; bio- (Greek: bios for 'living') + luminescence (Latin: lumen for 'light').
- Eduardo Slerca Completes the Travessia do Leme ao Pontal
- Kate, Woman Of Steels, Crosses Catalina
- First Crossing Attempt from Banco Chinchorro to Costa Maya
- The Unprecedented Adventure to Helgoland by André Wiersig
- Nadadores de Ponta Negra Complete Travessia do Leme ao Pontal
- The Open Water, An Otherworldly Experience
- Open Water Swimming
- That Moment Of Exhilaration...And Afterwards
- Marathon Swimming
- Why Open Water Swimmers Are Like Richard Feynman
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Joseph Locke In His Own Words Across The Farallones
- 50 Things To Do In The Open Water After 50
- Swimming The Catalina Channel At Night
- Chemiluminescence Causes Concern
- Aquatic Awareness - Open Water Swimmers Have It
- Swimming When The Ocean And Sky Were One
- André Wiersig Shows What's Offshore In Molokai
- Unbelievably Gorgeous, Awe-Inspiring Open Water Places
- Ned Denison, The Legend Grows
- Clair Harris And Julie Isbill Celebrate Their Triple Crowns