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    Mismatched eyes help squid survive ocean's twilight zone
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    But with one normal eye and one giant, bulging, yellow eye, the "cockeyed" squid Histioteuthis heteropsis has perhaps the strangest visage of all. "You can't look at one and not wonder what's going on with them," said Duke University biologist Kate Thomas.
    Why This Squid Has Mismatched Eyes - Newsy Story - WMARABC2 News
    Deep-sea squid points a big, bulging eye up and a tiny eye down ...New Scientist
    Cockeyed squid has lopsided eyes to see in the dark | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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    The eyes have it for deep sea squid's survival
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    The first behavioural evidence for why a deep sea squid has developed an ocular oddity has been collected by researchers in the US. Histioteuthis heteropsis – also known as the strawberry squid – has one 'normal' blue eye and another giant bulging ...


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