This frame grab from an underwater video shows a vampire squid in a typical feeding position, drifting horizontally in the deep sea with one of its filaments extended. | Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) (for use only with this article)

Vampire Squid Thrive on Feces and Ocean Debris

The squid with Count Dracula-like cloaks, turn out to be living fossils that feast on poo and other waste.

Published On 09/25/2012
3:00 AM EDT