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Image : Scientists Find that Squid Can Detect Sounds

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WHOI postdoctoral scholar Aran Mooney seeks to understand how squid sense sounds in the water. He has investigated squid sound-sensing organs, called statocysts, which have intriguing similarities to mammalian ears and might someday be useful as a model system for studying human hearing. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Last updated: February 21, 2012

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