Leachia sp. cranchiid squid

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Leachia sp. cranchiid squid


It is a Leachia sp., probably female. See http://tolweb.org/Leachia/19544. To determine the species you would have to examine it under a dissecting scope. In the same family as the piglet squid

Item Type:Image
Title:Leachia sp. cranchiid squid
Creator(s):Jones, D
Identification:Vecchione, M
Date:23 July 2012
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Teuthida (Squid) > Cranchiidae (Bathyscaphoid squids)
Species:Leachia sp.
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1159
Latitude:10 deg 37' 23" S
Longitude:40 deg 50' 49" E
Countries:East Africa > Mozambique
Rig:Belford Dolphin
Project Partners:Subsea 7
ROV:Subsea 7
Keywords:piglet squid glass squid
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:10 August 2012

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