25 Of The Rarest Deep Sea Creatures

#12 – Vampire squid

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This small, deep-sea cephalopod lives in lightless depths up to a few thousand feet below sea level and is able to live and breathe normally in a remote habitat known as the as the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ). These depths can range from 2,000 to 3,000 feet (600 to 900 metres) or more.

It can grow up to a maximum length of 0.98 feet or 30 centimeters.

Written by Omer Eren

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