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