Vampire Squid

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Vampire Squid

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The eight arm-tip light organs of Vampyroteuthis always glowed and dimmed simultaneously.
This value is close to the [P.sub.50] of 0.47 to 0.55 kPa evaluated for the cold-water vampire squid Vampyroteuthis infernalis (5 [degrees]C; Seibel et al., 1999).
Included in these analysis were Vampyroteuthis infernalis (Seibel et al., 1998) and Gonatus onyx (Hunt and Seibel, 2000).
Iteroparity has been also documented in Vampyroteuthis infernalis, the evidence of which was based on adult specimens where postovulatory follicles were present, indicating previous spawning (Hoving et al.
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Our identification of mesopelagic (e.g., Ancistrocheiridae, Histioteuthidae, Gonatidae cephalopods) and bathypelagic (i.e., Vampyroteuthis infernalis) prey in significant quantities, suggests that, at least for the area studied, they also completed vertical migrations to feed on preferred or available prey, or both (Roper and Young, 1975).
A rare sighting was Vampyroteuthis infernalis " Latin for"vampire squid from hell." The odd creature has blue eyes, a dark red body and cloaklike webbing over its arms.
What little is known about the biology of Vampyroteuthis infernalis suggests a low-speed life scrimping along on modest-at-best resources, says Henk-Jan Hoving of GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany.
Lower beak rostral lengths (LRL) or hood lengths (HL; Vampyroteuthis infemalis) were measured ([+ or -] 0.1 mm) with vernier calipers or an optical micrometer.
Vampyroteuthis infernalis; a treatise; with a report by the Institut Scientifique de Recherche Paranaturaliste.
Ora, no centro de todas essas questoes, move-se o pensamento de Vilem Flusser, tal como a criatura por ele descrita no livro Vampyroteuthis infernalis se move pelos abismos submarinos.
Onykia 6 ingens Kondakovia 1 57 longimana Gonatidae Gonatus 2 24 antarcticus Histioteuthidae Histioteuthis 1 65 heteropsis Brachioteuthidae Brachioteuthis 2 46 picta Ommastrephidae Todarodes 3 240 filippovae Ommastrephes 3 110 bartramii Dosidicus 5 80 gigas Eucleoteuthis 1 140 luminosa Chiroteuthidae Chiroteuthis 1 51 veranii Cranchiidae Cranchia scabra 1 ~40 Leachia 1 83 dislocata Helicocranchia 1 45 pfefferi Vampyromorphida Vampyroteuthidae Vampyroteuthis 1 ~60 infernalis Octopoda Octopodidae Octopus mimus 6 95 Octopus sp.