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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Azorean fisherman holding a 1m ML male L. forbesii by the tentacles. The squid was hand jigged from a depth of 300m above the top of a deep seamount near the island of Faial. The white box in the foreground was a 900L seawater transport tank used for transporting the smaller females of this species to shore where they were held in laboratory tanks until they laid eggs.

Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Ne atlantic, azores islands

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