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    • Mykel Martin At Home In The IE

      The vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis, lit. "vampire squid of Hell") is a small, deep-sea cephalopod found throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world.

    • Christina Hawkins

      The vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis, is a small, deep-sea cephalopod found throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world. Unique retractile sensory filaments justify the vampire squid's placement in its own order: Vampyromorphida (formerly Vampyromorpha), which shares similarities with both squid and octopuses.

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      Vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis ) is a small, deep-sea cephalopod found throughout the temperate & tropical oceans of the world. Unique retractile sensory filaments justify the vampire squid’s placement in its own order vampyromorphida, which shares similarities with both squid & octopuses. As a phylogenetic relic it is the only known surviving member of its order. ~ Miks' Pics "Sea Life ll" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/sea-life-ll/

    • Huyen

      A sole survivor in Vampiromorphyda order, vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) is a living fossil that has remained basically unchanged since the age of dinosaurs, over 3 million years ago. The most distinctive feature of this science fiction looking creature are unusually large deep blue or red eyes. It fact, vampire squid has largest eyes relative to body in the entire animal kingdom. It has eight long arms with light producing organs covering the entire body.

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    • Morgan Kelly

      Stauroteuthis Syrtensis Octopus-loove ocean life. Always so beautiful!

    • Shirley Millard

      Vampire squid. 25 Most Terrifying Deep Sea Creatures

    • Lisa Yong

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