Jul 19 2011

Squid School Surprisingly Near Surface!

By Danna Staaf

Some people might be surprised by the sheer number of squid in the photo–but rest assured, that’s quite normal. This is the California market squid, a gregarious creature that often travels in large shoals. (Or should I say schools? They certainly seem to be swimming in a coordinated manner.)

Other folks might find the squids’ vivid colors astonishing–especially if they’ve ever purchased a box of market squid for bait or dinner.

Read the rest of the story on Science 2.0 here.

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