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Merry Squidmas

Merry Christmas, everyone, from the snow-dusted great Northeast. Posts may be a bit slow this week, due to the holiday and the fact that I’ll be traveling back to Seattle via the long route, which passes through San Antonio and … Continue reading

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Macropinna microstoma: The tube-eyed spookfish

I just found this awesome video, from one of MBARI‘s ROV’s in Monterey Bay.  It is of Macropinna microstoma, a small deep-sea fish with tube shaped, upward-facing eyes located inside its clear, dome-shaped head. The eyes normally face upwards, but … Continue reading

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