Friday, March 16, 2012

Presentation - Vampire squid


Introduction
a.       The living fossil
b.      Where it is found
c.       How large it is
d.      Metabolism facts and species specific facts
2 Main facts about the squid
  1)       They do not move by repulsion like other squid, they “Fly”
  2)      Luminescence due to photophores
           a.        Used for hunting
1.       Luminous clouds for getting away from danger.
  b.       Communication
  c.       Explain article that studied this luminescence  

Conclusions
References


2.       Light Production by the Arm Tips of the Deep-Sea Cephalopod Vampyroteuthis infernalis

3.       FLIGHT OF THE VAMPIRE: ONTOGENETIC GAIT-TRANSITION IN VAMPYROTEUTHIS INFERNALIS (CEPHALOPODA: VAMPYROMORPHA)

4.       Mitochondrial genome structure and evolution in the living fossil vampire squid, Vampyroteuthis infernalis, and extant cephalopods

http://www.thecephalopodpage.org/vsfh.php

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