Lopsided eyeballs with unique colors. Lights that flash and pulse to lure in prey. An invisibility cloak to move around the ocean undetected by predators.
Many of you asked us questions about the Strawberry Squid on Facebook and Instagram post, so we wanted to share some more fun facts about this beautifully red squid!
The Strawberry Squid is about the size of a football, with the largest mantle recorded at 29 cm (~11.5 inches).
It is called the diel vertical migration (DVM) and occurs every day when trillions of marine animals move between the surface and depths of the ocean around the same time.
Stealth Mode Activation The Strawberry Squid has two ingenious ways of disappearing from their predator’s sight and activating some serious stealth mode capabilities.
Strawberry Squids are born with the same size eyeballs, but as they mature, their left eye has a massive growth spurt.