Beached Firefly Squid Light Up the Japanese Coast

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The Firefly Squid (Watasenia scintillans) inhabits the Western Pacific and is famously found in Toyama Bay, Japan. The 3-inch long creatures employ bioluminescent glands in each tentacle to attract and hunt prey. Surprisingly, this is the only species of of cephalopod that is suspected of having color vision. [Sparkling Enope Wiki via Buzzfeed - Composite Image (clockwise from left): Slutgarden, seavenger, pinktentacle] More »

Beached Firefly Squid Light Up the Japanese Coast

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