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Asperoteuthis acanthoderma and Megalocranchia found in Grand Cayman!

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Yeah! And there are two pics - not really apparent in that interface but you can click to see 2 of 2.
 

DWhatley

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According to the heading, the second photo is a "like" and not the actual so no telling if it is even the same species.
 

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On a related note....

Watch closely how the almost "independent" club acts as a lure, using its own little fin to wiggle in front of the squid's arms, it makes sense that Asperoteuthis utilizes a similar technique.
 

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When I first saw that video, I commented that it looked like the club looked like a hatchling and found it curious that nature may have utilized the fact that new hatched animals are fair game as food hence emulating it to catch food. Crazy but logical.
 

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