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
|Title:||Leachia sp. cranchiid squid|
|Date:||23 July 2012|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca (Molluscs) > Class Cephalopoda (Octopus & Squids) > Teuthida (Squid) > Cranchiidae (Bathyscaphoid squids)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa|
|Latitude:||10 deg 37' 23" S|
|Longitude:||40 deg 50' 49" E|
|Countries:||East Africa > Mozambique|
|Project Partners:||Subsea 7|
|Keywords:||piglet squid glass squid|
|Deposited By:||Dr Daniel Jones|
|Deposited On:||10 August 2012|
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