Abraliopsis

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    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    Look at the size of the eyes! Abraliopsis (and Watasenia) are small squid distinguishable by the presence of thee round photophores at the tip of the 4th arm.


    Abraliopsis

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    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    You can JUST see the three photophores on the tips of the 4th arms at the far left side of the picture.
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    With an eye like that, obviously NOT something I am ever going to see snorkeling :cyclops:
     

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