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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Adult S. sepioidea hovering during the day in a cryptic body pattern over sand bottom. Note disruptive body patterning on the ventral mantle of this squid. Patterning on the ventral surface is uncommon among cephalopods.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman 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