Pyroteuthidae Ocular Photophores

Richard E. Young and Katharina M. Mangold (1922-2003)
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Figure. The arrangement of ocular photophores differs between Pterygioteuthis (left) and Pyroteuthis (right) in that the latter lacks the large lidded photophore and has fewer minute photophores. Note the irridescence from iridophores within the large, non-lidded photophores.

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Photographs and illustrations by R. E. Young

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

Katharina M. Mangold (1922-2003)
Laboratoire Arago, Banyuls-Sur-Mer, France

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