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Vampyroteuthis, or vampire squid, is a cephalopod that lives in the oxygen minimum zone of Monterey Bay, California, at depths of 600-900 meters. Photo Credit: Kim Reisenbichler, MBARI

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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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bogleech: I always think Dumbo Octopuses somehow look like Winnie the Pooh characters Just all of them at once in an octopus

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Vera Vampire Squid PDF Sewing Pattern | Lucy Blaire

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vampire squid. Is ultra violet!

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The Vampire Squid From Hell, sciencefriday: Vampyroteuthis infernalis is neither a vampire, nor a squid, by is a gentle cephalopod, a steward of the ocena's depths, which gracefully foragaes on marine detritus, marine 'snow'. #Cephalopods #Vampire_Squid

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Vampyroteuthis infernalis Literally, "Vampire Squid from Hell."

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World's strangest looking animals

Vampire squid

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Vampire Squid from Hell Necklace, Vampyroteuthis infernalis pendant

Vampire Squid from Hell Necklace Vampyroteuthis infernalis pendant (24.00 USD) by indolentjellyfish

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Gallery: Vampire Squid from Hell

Vampyroteuthis infernalis (vampire squid from hell) - Researchers discovered that vampire squids do not eat live prey, but bits of organic debris that sink to the ocean surface, where there is almost no oxygen but relatively few predators.

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