In situ footage of large group from which the holotype specimen was collected. The group followed the submarine from the surface to about 275 meters depth. JSLII dive #1678 off Abaco Island, Bahamas, at a depth of 13 m.
From: Roper, C.F.E., and M. Vecchione. 2001. Pickfordiateuthis bayeri
, a new species of squid (Cephalopoda
) from the western North Atlantic Ocean discovered by submersible. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., vol. 10: 301-310.
Online abstract: http://invertebrates.si.edu/cephs/rv01/rv01.html
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