Arrow Squid?

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  1. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    I got this email this morning... any thoughts?
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  2. Heather Braid

    Heather Braid O. vulgaris Supporter

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    I would say it's not an arrow squid - they don't get that big. I think it might be a Totorodes, another (larger) ommastrephid, but it's hard to tell. I can't really give an ID without seeing some features close up (like funnel-locking cartilage or the beak). Since we have a squid taxonomy lab in NZ, he could always ship it to us? Either that or if we could get some close up pictures we could probably narrow it down.
     
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    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Thanks Heather! I've pointed him to this thread.
     

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