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Squid Jigging

Steve O'Shea

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It can prove quite productive!! Unfortunately we didn't have a camera with us when we were out, but the following are a couple of pics of the booty!! The squid is currently devouring everything in sight! We'll be doing this again, and again, and again, and ....

 

Steve O'Shea

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Here are a couple more; partners in crime being Nik (from Kelly Tarlton's), a man who can catch anything, and Lady TTF, aka Kat.

It was late or early, I forget which when this was taken, and the video camera (that the pic was taken on) doesn't have a flash, so everyone looks a little dark (whilst the squid is completely over-exposed, given the overhead tank lighting). We'll sort something out soon re better lighting/images.



 

cbarela

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Squid eyes

Dr. Steve, how different are these images of your squid's eye from that of Architeuthis? Does Architeuthis (as well as other large squids) have an eye structure similar to these?
Would you have a close up picture of Architeuthis eye?
-Chris :bugout:
 

jetlag

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I went to see the squid today at Kelly's and was blown away by the size of this animal. I wouldn't be amazed if it ate all the fish they had in the tank. Just hope we can keep him going for along time and that he gets a proper name.

Felipe
 

jetlag

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Even though I'm not going to repeat the name Steve gave to this poor animal, I thought it was the coolest thing I have ever seen.

This is a pic from today at Kelly's.

You should baptize it soon Steve.

Felipe



[Ed: just resized the image Felipe, and cleaned it up a little; also, deleted double posting above; trust you don't mind; me]
 

cthulhu77

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Cool pics...jigging is usually when bait is dropped and raised vertically to attract the target animal...at least here in the states, gosh knows what those wacky NZ'ers are up to ! :biggrin2:
 

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