A Profile of the Strawberry Squid, Which Has One Huge Eye and One Small One

The Wired series Absurd Creatures recently profiled Histioteuthis heteropsis, commonly known as the strawberry squid. Though its name is derived from its resemblance to a strawberry, the squid’s other notable characteristic is that it has one huge eye and one little one. This unique asymmetry evolved to help the strawberry squid thrive in its environment.