Deep-sea squid worm tantalizes scientists - msnbc.com

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    Deep-sea squid worm tantalizes scientists
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    [SIZE=-1]It's not a squid. It's not a worm. It's a squid worm. Scientists with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and the University of ...[/SIZE]
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    'Squid worm' emerges from the deep - The Guardian


    "Squid worm" emerges from the deep
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    [SIZE=-1]The squid-like creature, which grows to 9cm or more, was captured by a robotic submersible in the Celebes Sea, a marine basin that plunges to 6200 metres at ...[/SIZE]
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    Another interesting example of convergent evolution. Whatever the way used by nature, some situations are solved by similar solutions.
     
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    I wonder if these will survive in shallower water. At palm size, they would be visible enough for a public aquarium display and I would love to see one.
     
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    "Flamboyant" New Squid Worm Surprises, Delights Experts - National Geographic

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