Remember the magical blue sea from Life of Pi? Well, these days Mumbais Juhu beach too is glowing fluorescent blue. The water along the coast is glowing in the dark and it's an out-of-the world experience, to say the least.
The rare natural occurrence is known as 'bioluminescence' which is caused by dinoflagellete, a plankton found in coastal areas.
The neon blue emission is caused due to the churning of sea-waves which disturbs the plankton causing them to release the blue light. Calling this phenomena a mystery, Dr. Parvish Pandya, assistant professor of Zoology and vice-principal, Bhavanâ€™s College