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Bigfin Reef Squid hatchling

Sepioteuthis lessoniana


This is a sequence of pictures of Bigfin Reef Squid Eggs, Embryo and newly hatched baby. Picture 1 shows a baby squid trying to break out from its egg case. Picture 2 shows a squid embryo, still not ready to hatch yet, you can still see the egg yolk. Picture 3 shows a bunch of Squid eggs Picture 4 shows a newly hatched squid, very small, around 1.5-2cm in size. The moment they hatched, they float/swim to the surface and water column.

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Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Spotted on Nov 19, 2009
Submitted on Mar 8, 2014


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