Stubby Squid
(Rossia pacifica)

image of a Stubby Squid

Image ID: 27-01

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Comments : A Stubby Squid in flight. Photographing these little squid with a macro lens while they move is a trick. Unlike octopus, squid have a set of fins on their mantle that they can use for propulsion.
Common name : Stubby Squid
Scientific Name : Rossia pacifica
Location Found : Three Tree Point, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 2 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->2T macro, ISO 100 film, 35mm
Natural History :