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In [] a research vessel in the [[Arabian Sea]] took water samples during milky seas. Their conclusions were that the effect was caused by the [[bacteria]] ''[[Vibrio harveyi]]''.
In [], Steven Miller of the [[Naval Research Laboratory]] in [[Monterey
While monochromatic photos make this effect appear white, [[Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute]] scientist [[Steve Haddock]] (an author of a milky seas effect study) has commented, "the light produced by the bacteria is actually blue, not white. It is white in the graphic because of the monochromatic sensor we used, and it can appear white to the eye because the rods in our eye (used for night vision) don't discriminate color." [http://www.boingboing.net/2005/10/04/first_milky_sea_phot.html]