Explore is a philanthropic media organization

Amazing Deep Sea Creatures: bigfin reef squid

In the tropical sea at depths of up to 200 meters, you’ll find the bigfin reef squid. Though “big” is in its name, it grows to just a foot in length, but it’s appetite is a big surprise. The squid captures prey with its 10 tentacles and can eat up to 30% of its body weight!¬†(read more here).

See more amazing underwater creatures here including Japanese sea nettles, sharks and more.

(Photo from montereybayaquarium)