Environmental Systems Laboratory

Image : Scientists Find that Squid Can Detect Sounds

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Researcher Aran Mooney sets a squid into a tank where its neural response to sounds will be measured. The squid has been anesthetized and fitted with an electrode that will detect signals sent to the brain by nerves connected to sensory organs called statocysts. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Last updated: March 23, 2016