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What

Firefly Squid Watasenia scintillans

Date

April 23, 2016 10:24 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jfrancis

Date

March 28, 2016 10:01 AM EDT

Description

Washed ashore 10cm long in total. Sent to William Gilly who returned this potential ID

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Description from Wikipedia

The Enoploteuthidea are a family of squid comprising approximately 40 species in four genera. Most species have a mantle length ranging from 3-13 cm. Hooks are present on all arms and tentacles. The family is best known for the large array of photophores throughout the body.

No range data available.
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