Scientists found this comical cuttlefish with giant eyes off the coast of California

It isn’t a discarded cuttlefish toy, this Pokemon-like creature is the Rossia pacifica or stubby squid. The Researchers of E/V Nautilus found this little guy with comically giant eyes on the ccean floor near the coast of California at a depth of 900 meters (2,950 feet). “This species spends life on the seafloor, activating a sticky mucus jacket and burrowing into the sediment to camouflage, leaving their eyes poking out to spot prey like shrimp and small fish,” said the research team.
Watch the full video below


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.