An diofar eadar na mùthaidhean a rinneadh air "Sionnachan-mara"
gun ghearr-chunntas deasachaidh
(20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)
In 2005, Steven D. Miller of the [[Naval Research Laboratory]] in [[Monterey]], [[Calif]]. began research into the phenomenon. His team found only one well-documented occurrence, off the Somali coast on Jan. 25, 1995. [[Satellite images]] collected at the same time and location by the U.S. [[Defense Meteorological Satellite Program]] also showed a milky white area aprox. 15,400-km2 (roughly the size of the US state of Connecticut), lending truth to the stories.
The luminescent field was observed to glow over
▲The luminescent field was observed to glow over 3 consecutive nights.
It should be noted that no in-field observation of the phenomenon has been made, so the assertion of bioluminescence is conjectural.