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Video: 12 miles of dead squid wash ashore

Scientists in California investigate why at least several hundred dead squid are washing ashore.


Biology prof says eyeball may belong to big squid


Word that a giant eyeball washed up on a South Florida has created a buzz on the Internet and in the marine biology community. The huge, blue eyeball may have come from a deep sea squid or a large sword fish, said Heather Bracken-Grissom, an assistant professor in the marine science program at Florida International University in Miami.


Squid switches on its camouflage

Squid switches on its camouflage

Scientists have discovered how two marine creatures are able to rapidly "switch" their colours - from transparent to reddish brown. The species, an octopus and a squid, use their adaptable camouflage to cope with changing light conditions in the deep ocean. The creatures' skins respond light that deep-sea predators produce to illuminate their prey.

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Ink-redible: 150-million-year-old squid discovered

Ink-redible: 150-million-year-old squid discovered

Scientists who discovered a 150-million-year-old squid on a dig in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, use its ink to draw.


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