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The eyes of the animal kingdom
The squid's eye, like ours, works as a camera does, with a single lens focusing light onto a single retina, full of photoreceptors — cells that absorb photons and convert their energy into an electrical signal.
A brief history of squid video
The squid's eye is trained on the camera, dilating to the size of a saucer as it steadily draws nearer. Its skin looks as soft as satin, rippling delicately as it siphons water into its mantle.
Why the giant squid eye?
The largest measured giant squid eye is 27 centimeters (10.63 inches), roughly the size of a large dinner plate. Whereas all giant squids don't have goliath fine china size eyeballs, most are between 5-15 centimeters (~2-6 inches), their peepers are huge.
Stanford biologist gets a squid's eye view
Stanford biologist gets a squid's eye view.
Despite the Dark, Giant Squid Eyes See All

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