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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Moribund squid being measured post-mortem. This is the same animal pictured in this image. Note that there is slight skin abrasion on the distal mantle tip in addition to abrasion to the cornea of the eye. This squid was cultured from hatching in the laboratory and shows the characteristic flame markings on the lateral mantle for this species. Squid is about 12 cm mantle length.

Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: E. atlantic

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