‘Vampire Squid from Hell’ spotted during deep-sea expedition mission
The E/V Nautilus mission recently sent its cameras about a mile deep into the waters off the coast of Socorro Island and spotted a beautiful creature with a menacing name - the Vampire Squid from Hell.
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Despite its name, the cephalopod is not actually a squid. But it does have red cloak-like webbing connecting its tentacles, hence the 'vampire' moniker.
This particular one appeared to love the camera. Find out more in the video above.