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Shrimp Vomits to Escape Predators


Photo: Bioluminescence 2009 Expedition, NOAA/OER

Some animals spew black ink to escape predators, whereas others squirt blood from their eyes or hack off their own body parts. The deep-sea Parapandalus shrimp has got its own unusual defense mechanism to help it escape from predators: bioluminescent vomit.

Via Science, Space & Robots


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