As an avid proponent to the idea of adding a glowing squid to Minecraft, I, along with some friends of mine, have come up with some ideas as to how they could be added.
My favorite idea is to add them into the deepest, darkest areas in the ocean. However, I think simply dropping them into that environment and giving them a glow similar to that of spiders' eyes would not be particularly interesting. I think that creating a certain mini-biome in these areas would be incredible.
This biome would include large translucent, glowing mushrooms growing under the water, much like the Jellyshrooms from Subnautica, but blue. This would allow glow squids to fit in with their environment a bit more, allowing their bioluminescence to serve as a sort of camouflage.
Bioluminescence is used by some animals in real life to attract prey, an idea which could be applied to Minecraft's glow squids. Of course, the glow squid would likely not be predatory towards the player, but it could attract fish to eat.
Another idea I had was to make glow squids spawn flying around in warped forests. This would certainly be a good homage to the glitchy manner squids used to act in, whilst also providing more ambiance to the biome. The squids could possibly even apply the 'glowing' effect to nearby creatures. To make this more interesting, it could be programmed that endermen would attack creatures with the glowing effect. This would also add more functionality to spectral arrows.
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