The last thing you'll ever see as an unlucky brine shrimp. This image won honorable mention in photography in the 2008 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. Explore the rest of the 'Visualize science' photos by going to the Tech / Science photos page: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21495006/
J.D. Schiffman, C.L. Schauer/Drexel University
The squid species known as Loligo pealei has eight arms and two tentacles, all of which are coated with these suction cups lined with fangs composed of chitin. These tiny suckers are just 400 microns wide, or about the size of a period in a printed sentence.