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Now you see me, now you don’t: observation of a squid hiding in its ink trail

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Acknowledgments

We thank the captain and crew of the R/V Natsushima and the Hyper-Dolphin team for their assistance, and Richard Young and Michael Vecchione for identifying the squid. Data in this study is from the NT13-11 cruise, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology.

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Correspondence to Michael J. Miller.

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Supplementary Video Clip S1. Video recording of a pelagic squid that ejected a narrow ink trail behind it and then quickly moved back within the ink, which was observed at night on 6 June 2013 at a depth of 167 m near the West Mariana Ridge. (MP4 3.35 MB)

Supplementary Video Clip S1. Video recording of a pelagic squid that ejected a narrow ink trail behind it and then quickly moved back within the ink, which was observed at night on 6 June 2013 at a depth of 167 m near the West Mariana Ridge. (MP4 3.35 MB)

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Miller, M.J., Miwa, T., Mochioka, N. et al. Now you see me, now you don’t: observation of a squid hiding in its ink trail. Mar Biodiv 45, 149–150 (2015) doi:10.1007/s12526-014-0249-9

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Keywords

  • Pulse Release
  • Video Observation
  • Remote Operate Vehicle
  • Defensive Mechanism
  • Bottom Depth