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  1. cb0225.jpg File/Image

    cb0225.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Freshly hatched L. opalescens. Note tiny amount of dark external yolk in the arms. Large individual chromatophores fully expanded on mantle showing two primary colors: ...

  2. cb0226.jpg File/Image

    cb0226.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile S. lessoniana (16 mm mantle length) swimming in culture tank, viewed from above. Large chromatophores evident, both yellow and black. Note that fins have extended about halfway fro ...

  3. cb0227.jpg File/Image

    cb0227.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile S. lessoniana (16 mm mantle length) swimming in culture tank, viewed from above. Large chromatophores evident, both yellow and black. In this body pattern, the distal third of the ...

  4. cb0228.jpg File/Image

    cb0228.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Juvenile S. lessoniana (16 mm mantle length) swimming in culture tank, viewed from the side. Large chromatophores evident, both yellow and black. This squid is in the body posture shown in ...

  5. cb0229.jpg File/Image

    cb0229.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; ...

  6. cb0230.jpg File/Image

    cb0230.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Divers with eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches submerged in a local bay by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and hopefully stock recruitment to their fishing area. Maturity: ...

  7. cb0231.jpg File/Image

    cb0231.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. Typically, multiple females contr ...

  8. cb0232.jpg File/Image

    cb0232.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; ...

  9. cb0233.jpg File/Image

    cb0233.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. Local fish such as the one in thi ...

  10. cb0234.jpg File/Image

    cb0234.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small mop of eggs most likely laid by Loligo bleekeri on an open sand plain. A mop like this is often attached to the fringes of a tubeworm's leathery tube. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: ...

  11. cb0235.jpg File/Image

    cb0235.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. These eggs are back illuminated b ...

  12. cb0236.jpg File/Image

    cb0236.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A mating pair of S. lessoniana swimming in the vicinity of a spawning area of submerged tree branches placed on the seabed to attract spawing female squids. In this image, the much larger m ...

  13. cb0237.jpg File/Image

    cb0237.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Three fresh hatchlings of S. lessoniana. Note how small the fin is at hatching in this dorsal view. Yellow and black chromatophores can be seen on the middle animal. Maturity: Hatchling; La ...

  14. cb0238.jpg File/Image

    cb0238.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A hatchling, only moments old, swimming past the attachment stalk of an egg strand. Note the uniform coverage of chromatophores. Maturity: Hatchling; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: W. pacific, e ...

  15. cb0239.jpg File/Image

    cb0239.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on a natural substrate of seagrass. These eggs are probably less than 2 days old. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: W. pacific, e. japan Creator:  ...

  16. cb0240.jpg File/Image

    cb0240.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Divers with eggs of S. lessoniana laid in a seagrass bed. These are the same eggs pictured in this close-up. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: W. pacific, e. japan Creator:  ...

  17. cb0241.jpg File/Image

    cb0241.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  S. lessoniana mating pair. The large male in the foreground is guarding the smaller female in the background (below the male's head) as she lays an egg strand. Maturity: Adults; Sex: M ...

  18. cb0242.jpg File/Image

    cb0242.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Egg mops of Sepioteuthis lessoniana attached to the base of soft corals in the coastal waters of S. Japan. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: W. pacific, e. japan Creator:  R ...

  19. cb0243.jpg File/Image

    cb0243.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Male S. lessoniana in a bright agonistic display directed toward another male out of view. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: W. pacific, e. japan Creator:  Roge ...

  20. cb0244.jpg File/Image

    cb0244.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A mating pair of S. lessoniana swimming in the vicinity of a spawning area. The female in the background is showing a longitudinal stripe running the length of the body and through the eye, ...

  21. cb0245.jpg File/Image

    cb0245.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on a natural substrate of seagrass. These eggs are quite old judging by the amount of dark biofouling on them. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: W ...

  22. cb0246.jpg File/Image

    cb0246.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Unidentified cuttlefish eggs found commonly in shallow water seagrass beds in S.E. Japan. This species coats the eggs with sand when they are laid, presumably to camouflage them. Maturity: ...

  23. cb0247.jpg File/Image

    cb0247.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; ...

  24. cb0248.jpg File/Image

    cb0248.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of S. lessoniana laid on tree branches sunk in a local harbor by the local fishermen to enhance egglaying and stock recruitment to their fishing area. These eggs are very freshly laid, ...

  25. cb0249.jpg File/Image

    cb0249.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Commercial octopus pots (traps) with cement in the bottom to sink them. This type of trap is used world-wide in commercial octopus fisheries. These particular traps are used by Korean fishe ...

  26. cb0250.jpg File/Image

    cb0250.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult Sepioteuthis lessoniana photographed in the sea off the coast of Korea. Note large undulating fin and typical light iridescent markings on the dorsal mantle. Maturity: Adult; Lab or W ...

  27. cb0251.jpg File/Image

    cb0251.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Several adult Lolliguncula brevis viewed from above, swimming in a laboratory tank. The chromatophores are in a maximal state of contraction leaving the squid's body essentially transp ...

  28. cb0252.jpg File/Image

    cb0252.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Rare photo of O. chierchiae in an aquarium (mantle length ~2 cm). This species reported primarily from the Pacific coast of Panama is very poorly known. This image illu ...

  29. cb0253.jpg File/Image

    cb0253.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Strong agonistic behavior by a male L. plei showing the "lateral display" body pattern to another male whose head is visible at the right. The tail of the female squid who he is g ...

  30. cb0254.jpg File/Image

    cb0254.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Live L. brevis being tested for head-body kinesiology in a restraining apparatus. This restraint did no damage to the squids and they could be released without harm after the experiments. T ...

  31. cb0255.jpg File/Image

    cb0255.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large bed of squid eggs laid on open sand flats in shallow (10 m) coastal waters of the Bahamas. Most likely the eggs of Loligo plei. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; ...

  32. cb0256.jpg File/Image

    cb0256.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Large bed of squid eggs laid on open sand flats in shallow (10 m) coastal waters of the Bahamas. Most likely the eggs of Loligo plei. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Wild; ...

  33. cb0257.jpg File/Image

    cb0257.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  The buccal mass of a large Sthenoteuthis pteropus caught by squid jig from a research ship in the Gulf of Mexico. Note the large, sharp upper and lower beaks within the ...

  34. cb0258.jpg File/Image

    cb0258.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Fresh, dead male Loligo plei that died due to extensive fin damage caused by abrasion of the fin epidermis from laboratory tank walls. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: ...

  35. cb0259.jpg File/Image

    cb0259.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A shot of an almost invisible Octopus maya hidden in a bed of seagrass. Look for the clearly visible eye and pupil in the lower right quadrant. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Loc ...

  36. cb0260.jpg File/Image

    cb0260.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Octopus briareus foraging in a seagrass bed. Not the most common habitat for this species which tends to prefer living on coral reef or coral rubble habitats. Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Locat ...

  37. cb0261.jpg File/Image

    cb0261.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Photograph of moribund L. opalescens displaying severe fin abrasion and mantle tip damage. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: E. pacific, s. california Creator:  Roger Hanlon Tax ...

  38. cb0262.jpg File/Image

    cb0262.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This is a clutch of Euprymna scolopes eggs that were laid in the lab at the NRCC, Galveston, Texas. The eggs are covered with sand to help camouflage them. See this ima ...

  39. cb0263.jpg File/Image

    cb0263.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This photo was taken to capture the subtle pink iridescence in the skin, visible at the top edge of the mantle cavity opening (just to the right of the squid's upp ...

  40. cb0264.jpg File/Image

    cb0264.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  The image above is of the dorsal side of an adult cuttlebone. The anterior (head) end is in the lower left corner of the image. A ruler is included for scale. Maturity: ...

  41. cb0265.jpg File/Image

    cb0265.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Carcass of giant squid laid out on floor of laboratory. Typical of most specimens, most of epidermis is missing however the characteristic reddish coloration of the ski ...

  42. cb0266.jpg File/Image

    cb0266.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Dead Loligo vulgaris lying on a measuring board used to quickly measure mantle length of specimens. Ventral view of head and mantle cavity of sexually immature male squ ...

  43. cb0267.jpg File/Image

    cb0267.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A loliginid squid. Creator:  John Forsythe ...

  44. cb0268.jpg File/Image

    cb0268.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Extreme case of bacterial skin infection of the dorsal mantle of Lolliguncula brevis. Initial injury may have occurred at time of collection or in the maintenance aquaria. The white tissue ...

  45. cb0269.jpg File/Image

    cb0269.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small juvenile loliginid squid encountered on a night dive in the Caribbean. Animal is in a uniform reddish coloration though some yellow chromatophores can be seen. Fin is very small. Mant ...

  46. cb0270.jpg File/Image

    cb0270.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small squid swimming quickly away from photographer at night. Note that all chromatophores (red and yellow) are fully expanded. Maturity: Juvenile; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Caribb ...

  47. cb0271.jpg File/Image

    cb0271.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Difference in size at hatching between Loligo opalescens (large hatchling, ~3.0 mm mantle length) and Loligo plei (3 small hatchlings, ~ 1.5 mm mantle length). There has been almost no succ ...

  48. cb0272.jpg File/Image

    cb0272.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Normal appearance of the eye of Loligo forbesii. Pupil is fully dilated in this moribund specimen. This animal had died of an eye infection in the other eye, not visibl ...

  49. cb0273.jpg File/Image

    cb0273.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Strong agonistic behavior by a male L. plei showing the "lateral display" body pattern to another male (not in view). The primary components of this pattern are the vivid lateral ...

  50. cb0274.jpg File/Image

    cb0274.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Dead Lolliguncula brevis showing severe bacterial infection of distal mantle tip. The brownish area is the infection site. The gladius is exposed at the mantle tip. Fins also show evidence ...

  51. cb0275.jpg File/Image

    cb0275.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Extraordinary photograph illustrating chromatophore morphology in the skin of Lolliguncula brevis. One large, black chromatophore and several yellow chromatophores can ...

  52. cb0276.jpg File/Image

    cb0276.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Male squid swimming above dead, post-egglaying female. The bend in the mantle near the tail is not natural but a result of hitting tank walls while in captivity. The tw ...

  53. cb0277.jpg File/Image

    cb0277.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A museum exhibit in Tokyo, Japan showing various species and sizes of fossilized ammonoids. Lab or Wild: N/a Creator:  John Forsythe ...

  54. cb0278.jpg File/Image

    cb0278.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This is a close-up of sand covering some Euprymna scolopes eggs. The eggs are covered with sand to help camouflage them. To see what the eggs look like when they are no ...

  55. cb0279.jpg File/Image

    cb0279.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Macro photo of live skin of Loligo plei showing different colored chromatophores in different states of expansion and contraction. Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roge ...

  56. cb0280.jpg File/Image

    cb0280.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Macro photo of live skin of Loligo plei showing different colored chromatophores in different states of expansion and contraction. Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roge ...

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