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Loligo opalescens
Loligo opalescens
Market Squid
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0205 0763 (2005-02-25)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jun 28, 1996
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   From Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • animal's place of origin   From Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • class Cephalopoda
  • habitat  subtidal
  • notes   Hatchling squid, 4 d old, about 5 mm long, from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Its chromatophores produce starry flashes of red, yellow, and brown. This is the age when the hatchlings learn hunting skills.
  • camera   Olympus system for macro photography
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Market Squid (photographer)
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