Sex Life Hints At Why Vampire Squid Outlive Their Peers

April 20, 2015 8:55 PM

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Sex Life Hints At Why Vampire Squid Outlive Their Peers

No one has ever seen vampire squid mate in the wild. But new research hints that the deep-sea creatures have a reproductive strategy that sets them apart from other cephalopods.

While most female squid and octopuses have just one reproductive cycle before they die, vampire squid go through dozens of egg-making cycles in their lifetimes, scientists have found.

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