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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Close-up of the chromatophore pattern on the dorsal mantle of the large male squid pictured in image 657. The numerous white bars on the dorsal mantle are very typical of males in this species while females tend to have white spots rather than bars.

Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: W. pacific, e. japan

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