Monday, December 9, 2013

A to Z Cephalopods: F for Fire Shooter Squid

© 2013 Sylvia Liu

Fire Shooter Squid Facts:

  • The Fire shooter squid (Heteroteuthis dispar) is a tiny deep-sea squid that uses a cloud of blue light instead of ink to confuse and distract its predators.
  • The squid has a special organ which houses bioluminescent bacteria.




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