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The case of the green-eyed squid

What happened when a Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) submersible shined a blue LED light on Histioteuthis heteropsis, a strawberry squid with one small eye and one giant yellow-green eye? File under fluorescence in the deep sea. Watch.

Watch these next: Collecting the deep sea animals of Monterey Submarine Canyon and The Difference Between Bioluminescence and Fluorescence.

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