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Licence: 
All rights reserved.
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A mature female S. oualaniensis opened ventrally to examine the state of sexual maturity. The very white organs are the nidamental glands that produce the gelatinous coating of squid eggs. Note how thick the mantle muscle is where it has been cut.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Hawaiian islands

Creator: 
Raymond Hixon
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith