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The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell Richard Ellis

The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell

Richard Ellis

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ISBN : 9781306618014
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Seek out the mysterious vampire squid on a stunning journey into the oceans depths with leading marine conservationist Richard EllisRenowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis gives a fascinating account of the vampire squid. NamedMoreSeek out the mysterious vampire squid on a stunning journey into the oceans depths with leading marine conservationist Richard EllisRenowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis gives a fascinating account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (the vampire squid from Hell) 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 living fossil, and it can light up or turn inside out at a moments notice.Elliss narrative of the vampire squids 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 oceans abyss, boldly illuminating one of the earths most elusive creatures.