Biologist Robin Kodner specializes in the study of tiny sea creatures that produce light — or “bioluminesce” — when they’re disturbed in the water. Nobody is really sure why.
Kodner shows us these mysterious creatures in both their incandescent beauty and under the microscope.
Producers: John Waller, Jule Gilfillan
Camera/Editor/Audio: Michael Bendixen
Writer: Jule Gilfillan
Animation: MacGregor Campbell
Additional Camera: Ben Canales, John Waller, Blake Johnson
Production Assistant: Will Cuddy
Special Thanks: Discovery Sea Kayaks, Jason Gunther, Tim Dwyer, David Loyd