Cock-eyed Squid

Cock-eyed Squid

Histioteuthis sp.
Scale 5 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3

9 POINTS

Play: Histioteuthis has a MOVE of 2.

Fact: Histioteuthis lives at depths of around 1500 ft (500-1000 meters).

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Photo by L. Madin (NOAA)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histioteuthis
Histioteuthis is a genus of squid and the only member of the Histioteuthidae family. It goes by the English name cock-eyed squid, because in all species the right eye is normal-sized, round, blue and sunken; whereas the left eye is at least twice the diameter of the right eye, tubular, yellow-green, faces upward, and bulges […] read more
Photo by L. Madin (NOAA)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histioteuthis
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Histioteuthis is a genus of squid and the only member of the Histioteuthidae family. It goes by the English name cock-eyed squid, because in all species the right eye is normal-sized, round, blue and sunken; whereas the left eye is at least twice the diameter of the right eye, tubular, yellow-green, faces upward, and bulges out of the head. They live at depths of around 1500 ft. (500-1000 meters)

(From Wikipedia, April 27, 2010)

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