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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Abralia veranyi encountered during night dive in Caribbean. The squid is swimming amidst a zooplankton swarm that has been attracted to an u/w nightlight. Squids often take advantage of artificial conditions like this to feed opportunistically on juvenile fish and large zooplankton. The relatively large size of the eye in this species is apparent.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribbean, u.s. virgin islands

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