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Location Sandy Tongue dive site, off the coast of South Carolina
Acknowledgements Video courtesy Estuary to the Abyss: Exploring Along the Latitude 31-30 Transect
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source A bathyscaphoid squid swimming
Source Collection NOAA Photo Library
Copyright © NOAA Ocean Explorer
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Attached to Group Cranchiidae: view page movie collection
Title A bathyscaphoid squid swimming
Description A bathyscaphoid squid (family Cranchiidae) swimming in the "cockatoo" posture. The animal rotates around the spindle-shaped digestive gland, which it keeps vertical regardless of the orientation of the mantle and head. Narrated by Scott Meister, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Movie Type Documentary
Movie Content Specimen(s)
ID 33122
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