Psychroteuthis

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  1. GPO87

    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    Psycroteuthis glacialis (the glacial squid) is part of the histioteuthidae family. It is the only member to not be covered with mantle photophores. It is found in Antarctic waters. There may be another species of this genus, however that is yet to be confirmed.


    P. glacialis larvae

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    http://tolweb.org/Psychroteuthis_glacialis/19783
     

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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    In that picture, it looks like a baby octopus wearing a party hat :grin:. Cute little ol' thing!
     

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