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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A close-up of suckers on the tentacular club of S. pteropus. Note the teeth on the sucker rings. These teeth aid in holding on to struggling prey animals captured by the tentacles. These suckers are about 3-4mm in diameter.

Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: S. gulf of mexico

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