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First Footage of Deep-Sea Squid vs Owlfish Battle Features A+ Battling

black-eyed-squid

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have released more of the kind of footage they’re great at collecting – never before seen by humans. This time it’s of a black-eyed squid (Gonatus onyx) and an owlfish (Pseudobathylagus miller) locked in mortal combat in the deep sea. The narrator does a great job at explaining what’s [...]

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First Footage of Deep-Sea Squid Solves Mystery of Lame Tentacle Club

Grimalditeuthis bonplandi featured

Say what you want about squids – too many arms, pointy head, not enough elbows: 2/10 would not take dancing – but when it comes to killing things, they certainly aren’t lacking in creativity. The Caribbean reef squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea) waves its arms from side to side before attacking its prey, which researchers have suggested [...]

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