Vampyroteuthis infernalis, not because it  sucks blood but "because they have the ability to ‘cape’ themselves up with their membrane, which is black underside, looking just like a vampire wearing a black cape!"                                                                                                                                                      More

Vampyroteuthis infernalis, not because it sucks blood but "because they have the ability to ‘cape’ themselves up with their membrane, which is black underside, looking just like a vampire wearing a black cape!" More

What the vampire squid really eats - because cephalopods rock our world. This is a particularly rockin' one. Do something fun with those little monofilament jiggies.

What the vampire squid really eats - because cephalopods rock our world. This is a particularly rockin' one. Do something fun with those little monofilament jiggies.

Vampire squid have eight webbed arms, tipped with suckers and lined with fleshy spines (called cirri), and two retractable sensory filaments. When threatened, it inverts so that the cirri point outwards in a menacing fashion.

Vampire squid have eight webbed arms, tipped with suckers and lined with fleshy spines (called cirri), and two retractable sensory filaments. When threatened, it inverts so that the cirri point outwards in a menacing fashion.

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Example of bio-luminescence in Firefly squids. You can see the bottom of each squid that shine through the numerous Photospores like the starry sky. Like the firefly squids, this makes vampire squids to try and disguise themselves from predators. Vampire Squid Facts for Kids!

Example of bio-luminescence in Firefly squids. You can see the bottom of each squid that shine through the numerous Photospores like the starry sky. Like the firefly squids, this makes vampire squids to try and disguise themselves from predators. Vampire Squid Facts for Kids!

Image  source    The Vampire Squid's scientific name, Vampyroteuthis infernalis , translates to 'vampire squid from Hell'. Which is odd...

Image source The Vampire Squid's scientific name, Vampyroteuthis infernalis , translates to 'vampire squid from Hell'. Which is odd...

Vera Vampire Squid PDF Sewing Pattern | Lucy Blaire

Vera Vampire Squid PDF Sewing Pattern | Lucy Blaire

vampire squid. Is ultra violet!

vampire squid. Is ultra violet!

Vampyroteuthis Infernalis- the vampire squid. Not actually vampiric, but it can turn itself inside out, which is pretty cool.

Vampyroteuthis Infernalis- the vampire squid. Not actually vampiric, but it can turn itself inside out, which is pretty cool.

In a new video released by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, a vampire squid can be seen turning itself 'sort of inside out' to avoid predators. When it does this, it displays threatening-looking spines.

In a new video released by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, a vampire squid can be seen turning itself 'sort of inside out' to avoid predators. When it does this, it displays threatening-looking spines.

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