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  1. cb0449.jpg File/Image

    cb0449.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Approximate stage 16 (Naef, 1928) embryo of L. forbesii. Embryo was removed from egg capsule for photo. This animal was just a few days or so from normal hatching. The ...

  2. cb0450.jpg File/Image

    cb0450.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. forbesii hatchlings. All external yolk sac has been resorbed and the internal yolk sac is clearly visible at the posterior end of the mantle. Maturity: Hatchlings; L ...

  3. cb0451.jpg File/Image

    cb0451.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Fresh laid egg capsule of L. forbesii. This capsule is about 10 cm long. Maturity: Egg; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Won Tack Yang Taxonomic name ...

  4. cb0452.jpg File/Image

    cb0452.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Fresh hatchlings of L. forbesii. One hatchling still has some external yolk sac present near the mouth. Maturity: Hatchlings; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france ...

  5. cb0453.jpg File/Image

    cb0453.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of L. forbesii close to the point of hatching. This picture illustrates a problem encountered with squid eggs in the laboratory as they undergo severe breakdown of ...

  6. cb0454.jpg File/Image

    cb0454.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Eggs of L. forbesii close to the point of hatching. This image illustrates a problem encountered with squid eggs in the laboratory as they undergo severe breakdown of t ...

  7. cb0455.jpg File/Image

    cb0455.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. forbesii hatchlings. All external yolk sac has been resorbed. Maturity: Hatchlings; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Roscoff, france Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Loligo forbesii (Cep ...

  8. cb0456.jpg File/Image

    cb0456.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult L. brevis in head-high swimming posture. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Lolliguncula brevis (CephBase Classificat ...

  9. cb0457.jpg File/Image

    cb0457.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Severely decomposed specimen of L. brevis. This animal was probably in a laboratory growth study and so was measured after being found dead. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gu ...

  10. cb0458.jpg File/Image

    cb0458.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A dead L. brevis being photo measured to record size at death in a laboratory growth study. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic nam ...

  11. cb0459.jpg File/Image

    cb0459.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A dead L. brevis being photo measured to record size at death in a laboratory growth study. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic nam ...

  12. cb0460.jpg File/Image

    cb0460.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Healthy adult L. brevis swimming in a laboratory tank. Note two weak dark bars on the ventral mantle. This is probably a female. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico ...

  13. cb0461.jpg File/Image

    cb0461.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult L. brevis attempting to bite the wall of a glass container. The dark tips of the beaks in the mouth can barely be made out in this image. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw ...

  14. cb0462.jpg File/Image

    cb0462.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult L. brevis being released from a net with dark red dye markings injected at the arm bases to allow later identification during behavioral studies. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Or ...

  15. cb0463.jpg File/Image

    cb0463.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult L. brevis eating peneaid shrimp in its arms. Note slight skin and fin damage at the mantle tip. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Tax ...

  16. cb0464.jpg File/Image

    cb0464.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small school of L. brevis in a laboratory tank. Several squids have fish in their arms. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  ...

  17. cb0465.jpg File/Image

    cb0465.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small school of L. brevis in a laboratory tank. Several squids have fish in their arms. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  ...

  18. cb0466.jpg File/Image

    cb0466.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of adult L. brevis, one of which is eating a fish. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Lolliguncula brevis (CephBa ...

  19. cb0467.jpg File/Image

    cb0467.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in laboratory tank. One animal has arms splayed out in a posture often indicative of alarm or caution. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab ...

  20. cb0468.jpg File/Image

    cb0468.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. brevis viewed from above swimming in laboratory tank. This animal has arms splayed out in a posture often indicative of alarm or caution. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gu ...

  21. cb0469.jpg File/Image

    cb0469.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. brevis viewed from above swimming in laboratory tank. This animal has arms splayed out in a posture often indicative of alarm or caution. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gu ...

  22. cb0470.jpg File/Image

    cb0470.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Lolliguncula ...

  23. cb0471.jpg File/Image

    cb0471.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. These animals are showing little chromatophore expansion. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of me ...

  24. cb0472.jpg File/Image

    cb0472.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. Note two juvenile African pompano swimming in tank with squids. Squids this size will probably not attack fish of t ...

  25. cb0473.jpg File/Image

    cb0473.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  Lolliguncula ...

  26. cb0474.jpg File/Image

    cb0474.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. This animal has arms splayed out in a posture often indicative of alarm or caution. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw ...

  27. cb0475.jpg File/Image

    cb0475.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. This animal has arms splayed out in a posture often indicative of alarm or caution. Note the very pale yellow tinting of fins due ...

  28. cb0476.jpg File/Image

    cb0476.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of adult L. brevis sitting on bottom in a very dark coloration for this species. Bottom sitting is not a common behavior in captivity for this species. Note the large size of chrom ...

  29. cb0477.jpg File/Image

    cb0477.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of adult L. brevis sitting on bottom in a very dark coloration for this species. Bottom sitting is not a common behavior in captivity for this species. Note the large size of chrom ...

  30. cb0478.jpg File/Image

    cb0478.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of adult female L. brevis sitting on bottom in a very dark coloration for this species. Bottom sitting is not a common behavior in captivity for this species. Note the large size o ...

  31. cb0480.jpg File/Image

    cb0480.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating behavior in L. brevis with the smaller male grabbing the larger female and attempting to insert spermatophore into female's mantle cavity. A third squid is visible in the backgr ...

  32. cb0481.jpg File/Image

    cb0481.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating behavior in L. brevis with the smaller male grabbing the larger female and attempting to insert spermatophore into female's mantle cavity. Sexual dimorphism is typical of this s ...

  33. cb0482.jpg File/Image

    cb0482.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  A mating pair of L. brevis with the large female facing mantle tip first toward the camera and the male to her right. Note that the females have large white opaque masses (representing the ...

  34. cb0483.jpg File/Image

    cb0483.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Three smaller male L. brevis competing for close proximity to larger female (at far right) for mating. Maturity: Adults; Sex: Male, female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creat ...

  35. cb0484.jpg File/Image

    cb0484.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating pair of L. brevis with female to left and male to the right. Maturity: Adults; Sex: Male, female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  ...

  36. cb0485.jpg File/Image

    cb0485.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating pair of L. brevis with female to left and male to the right. Maturity: Adults; Sex: Male, female; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: Nw gulf of mexico Creator:  Roger Hanlon Taxonomic name:  ...

  37. cb0486.jpg File/Image

    cb0486.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating behavior in L. brevis with the smaller male grabbing the larger female and attempting to insert spermatophore into female's mantle cavity. A third squid is visible in the backgr ...

  38. cb0487.jpg File/Image

    cb0487.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up photo of dorsal mantle and fin surface showing chromatophore arrangement in animal of 68 mm mantle length. Yellow and brown chromatophores in differing states of expansion and cont ...

  39. cb0488.jpg File/Image

    cb0488.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up photo of dorsal mantle and fin surface showing chromatophore arrangement in animal of 68 mm mantle length. Yellow and brown chromatophores in differing states of expansion and cont ...

  40. cb0489.jpg File/Image

    cb0489.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Sexually mature female L. brevis under anesthesia. The large white ovary fills the posterior half of the mantle cavity. This animal measures 68 mm mantle length. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Femal ...

  41. cb0490.jpg File/Image

    cb0490.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up ventral view of ovary and individual ova in the ovary of female L. brevis in this image. Healthy, viable ova are transparent or translucent whereas dead or unviable ova are opaque ...

  42. cb0491.jpg File/Image

    cb0491.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  L. brevis viewed from above swimming in laboratory tank and eating a recently caught fish. The stomach is at the far end of the mantle cavity and can barely be made out. It already contains ...

  43. cb0492.jpg File/Image

    cb0492.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Two L. brevis viewed from above swimming in laboratory tank and eating a recently caught fish. The stomach is at the far end of the mantle cavity and can be made out. It already contains th ...

  44. cb0493.jpg File/Image

    cb0493.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Small group of L. brevis viewed from above swimming in a laboratory tank. All have recently eaten or are still in the process of eating. The black opaque area at the distal end of the mantl ...

  45. cb0494.jpg File/Image

    cb0494.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Anesthetized L. brevis showing the effect of a surgical cut to the first-order axon coming from the brain to the stellate ganglion in the mantle that controls chromatophore activity. The an ...

  46. cb0495.jpg File/Image

    cb0495.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Anesthetized L. brevis just prior to a surgical cut to the first-order axon coming from the brain to the stellate ganglion in the mantle that controls chromatophore activity. Note normal ch ...

  47. cb0496.jpg File/Image

    cb0496.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Anesthetized L. brevis showing the effect of a surgical cut to the first-order axon coming from the brain to the stellate ganglion in the mantle that controls chromatophore activity. The an ...

  48. cb0497.jpg File/Image

    cb0497.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  This photograph is a close-up of the eggs of Sepioteuthis lessoniana. You can see the yolk sac and developing squid near the top of the image. Maturity: Eggs; Lab or Wi ...

  49. cb0498.jpg File/Image

    cb0498.jpg Licence:  All rights reserved. Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Close-up of the skin of an adult male cuttlefish during a zebra display. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: N.e. atlantic or mediterranean Creator:  ...

  50. cb0499.jpg File/Image

    cb0499.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 ...

  51. cb0501.jpg File/Image

    cb0501.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult S. sepioidea in typical daytime coloration pattern while hovering over seagrass bed. Numerous iridescent spots on dorsal mantle are characteristic of this species in nature. Maturity: ...

  52. cb0502.jpg File/Image

    cb0502.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult S. sepioidea in distinctive "heads up" attentive posture with ventral stripes. It is hiding amidst numerous soft corals in shallow water. The dark ventral stripes often exte ...

  53. cb0503.jpg File/Image

    cb0503.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Mating pair of S. sepioidea with male on the left, female on the right. Female is in white "pied" pattern. Courtship behavior in this species involves much swimming in close proxi ...

  54. cb0504.jpg File/Image

    cb0504.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Lateral view of mating pair of S. sepioidea with male below and female above. Female is in white "pied" pattern. Courtship behavior in this species involves much swimming in close ...

  55. cb0505.jpg File/Image

    cb0505.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult S. sepioidea in dark cryptic body pattern over sand bottom. Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman islands Creator:  John Forsythe Taxonomic name:  Sepioteuthis se ...

  56. cb0506.jpg File/Image

    cb0506.jpg Licence:  Imaging technique:  Photograph Description:  Adult male S. sepioidea swimming forward showing countershading, dorsally dark and ventrally light. Maturity: Adult; Sex: Male; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Cayman islands Creator:  J ...

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