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Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Deep sea cranchiid squid (Leachia sp.) collected in a plankton net. The only obvious structure in the mantle cavity is the digestive gland
/ink sac complex. The eyes are stalked in juveniles of this species. The total length of this specimen was about 4-5 cm long.

Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Gulf of mexico

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