Seek out the mysterious vampire squid on a stunning journey into the oceanas depths with leading marine conservationist Richard Ellis Renowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis gives a fascinating account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (athe vampire squid from Hella) by its nineteenth-century discoverer because of its sinister appearance, it is neither a vampire nor a true squid, and lives in the deep ocean where few humans ever catch sight of it. A unique, stunning creature, it is sometimes called a aliving fossil, a and it can light up or turn inside out at a momentas notice. Ellisas narrative of the vampire squidas history, evolution, and characteristics is brought into context by his broad knowledge of other squid, octopus, and marine species. More than thirty dazzling images illustrate the book. The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell is an exhilarating journey into the oceanas abyss, boldly illuminating one of the earthas most elusive creatures.aThere are too many things that fish do well that squid either do poorly or cannot do at all, a wrote Oa#39;Dor and Webber. ... Squid devote a higher portion of their body weight to the nervous system than other coldblooded vertebrates (approachinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2012-09-18|