Mollusk - Cephalopod - Market squid, Loligo opalescens

Underwater lights illuminate a dozen white market squid swimming and hovering over several dozen white elongate egg cases on the sea floor.

Market squid, Loligo opalescens, laying egg cases on the sea floor.

Photo from the Southwest Fisheries Division, Fisheries Resources Division, NOAA Fisheries. For other images from this resource, look in their website at:
Coastal Pelagic Species - Market Squid



Updated: Oct. 22, 2002

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