Animal behaviour: Feeding habits of the vampire squid
- What does a vampire squid eat? // Veterinary Ireland Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p533
The article offers information on the nutrition of vampire squid.
- Vampire squid takes a rest during reproduction. Sarchet, Penny // New Scientist;4/25/2015, Vol. 226 Issue 3018, p1
The article discusses research by marine biologist Henk-Jan Hoving and colleagues, reported in the journal "Current Biology," on the reproduction of vampire squid, which appear to carry out numerous cycles of spawning, unlike most other soft-bodied cephalopods which spawn once before dying.
- The Comeback Squid. Ogden, Lesley Evans // Natural History;Jun2015, Vol. 123 Issue 5, p6
The article provides a description of Vampyroteuthis infernalis, commonly known as the vampire squid, and mentions topics such as its reproductive habits, the big bang reproduction modality, and preservation of the gonads of vampire squid collected off the coast of Southern California.
- Comparative visual acuity of coleoid cephalopods. Sweeney, Alison M.; Haddock, Steven H. D.; Johnsen, Sönke // Integrative & Comparative Biology;Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p808
The pelagic realm of the ocean is characterized by extremely clear water and a lack of surfaces. Adaptations to the visual ecology of this environment include transparency, fluorescence, bioluminescence, and deep red or black pigmentation. While the signals that pelagic organisms send are...
- Vampire squid from hell eats faeces to survive inky depths. // New Scientist;9/29/2012, Vol. 215 Issue 2884, p14
The article cites a 2012 report in the journal "Proceedings of the Royal Society B" regarding a study by Henk-Jan Hoving at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California that found vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) do not hunt living prey.
- Depths of Hunger. A. B. // Natural History;Nov2012, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p7
This article discusses the research conducted by marine biologists Hendrik J. T. Hoving and Bruce H. Robison that was published in the "Proceedings of the Royal Society B" concerning the feeding and behavior of vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) in environments lacking oxygen and nutrients.
- GRIFTOPIA: U.S. gov't exposed as slavish lapdog for financial companies. LaBerge, Roy // CCPA Monitor;Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p17
The article reviews the book "Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con that is Breaking America," by Matt Taibbi.
- Mysteries of the Twilight Zone. Tangley, Laura // National Wildlife (World Edition);Oct/Nov2001, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p52
Features nocturnal deep sea creatures. Method of the gelatinous sea monster in attracting prey; Mechanisms of clams and tube worms in eating; Association of vampire squids with octopuses and squids.
- Vampire squid. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
The vampire squid does not receive its name from its diet but from the purple-black cape formed by the web of its tentacles. The tentacles seize other small creatures which then become tangled before being eaten. The vampire squid is a rare species and may be the only species in this family.