The bobtail squid swims during the night to hunt. During the day, it burrows to hide from predators.
This species of cone snail immobilizes its prey in a split second with lightning-strike cabal toxins.
A fish-hunting cone snail strikes its prey with a venomous harpoon, causes paralysis, and eats it.
Larger cone snails produce more venom and are more dangerous to human beings in an accidental stinging.
A worm-hunting cone snail species feeds on fireworms, and is unaffected by the prey's sharp bristles.
A species of fish-hunting cone snail quickly immobilizes its prey and swallows it.
Dr. Jason Biggs of the University of Guam Marine Laboratory discusses the anatomy of cone snails and introduces us to a variety of cone snail species with different tactics to hunt and capture their prey.
Venomous carniverous cone snails are a rich source of molecules for scientific research and potential drug development.
In this ten-minute Q&A session, Dr. Olivera answers questions on cone snail behavior, venoms, and biodiversity.
Explore the biology of the symbiotic relationship between the Hawaiian Bobtail squid and bioluminescent bacteria Vibrio fischeri.