Unknown squid

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  1. OB

    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Anyone wishing to have a stab at this one?

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  2. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Chiroteuthis?
     
  3. Heather Braid

    Heather Braid O. vulgaris Supporter

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    As a taxonomist-in-training, all I can tell you is that it's not a Mastigo. As a barcoder, I'd say to send me a chunk of tissue and I'll tell you in September when I'm back in the lab :)
     
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  4. GPO87

    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    Well, given that it's transparent-ish, I'm going to puff up my chest and insist its a Cranchiid.
    Given the fin shape, I would say its Leachia

    (ok, it's a bad picture, but just beleive me on this one... it looks similar).
    Any chance there's a close up of the tentacles?
     

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  5. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    I'm with GPO87 on this! my :twocents:
     

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