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  1. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Wow! What a great site! Is there some way we could "bookmark" it on Tonmo?
     
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    Jean, there are some truly wonderful cranch squid photos at that site. I've spent a lot of time looking at two in particular, on this page:Click here. "Antarctic Cranch Squid," eh?:wink:

    Elsewhere there's a remarkable shot of a long-armed, big-tailed "Deep Sea Squid" (no ID) that's either on a monifilament line or shooting out one (or both) tentacles...the questionable bit goes out of frame. You'll know it when you see it.:twisted:

    Clem

    ps: I'd buy prints of some of these pics, they're that good.
     
  4. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I think it's hooked on a baited line, it's also "upside down", if there is such a thing in the weightless abbyss. Those M. hamiltonii pics are (as far as I can tell) not of a specimen we've seen before, by the way :shock: "Are those messie's eyes, I see before me?" Spectacular Spectacular!

    PS: Would that be marine bioluminescence expert Peter J. Herring from Southampton, by any chance?

    PPS: If so, there might be more where that came from!
     
  5. Clem

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    Olaf, those are clearly just bits of plastic sheeting.:twisted: I gotta go back to work, but those Herring shots should probably be linked to in a Cranchiid thread.

    Clem
     
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    Are you absolutely sure? :wink:
     
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    Olaf, why don't you track down Mr. Herring and get some background on this lil' Meso for us? I've done my Mesonychoteuthis pic-begging for this quarter. Get to it!

    Cheers,
    Clem
     
  9. OB

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    Eye eye, cap'n! :smile:
     

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