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A female Sthenoteuthis pteropus dissected for examination of internal organs. The two large gills are quite obvious and at their bases (very center of this image) the immature nidamental glands extend to the left on top of the other viscera. The variable thickness of the mantle muscle can be seen in this image.

Maturity: Juvenile; Sex: Female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: S. gulf of mexico

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