Pholidoteuthis adami Dermal Cushions

Richard E. Young and Michael Vecchione

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Figure. Scanning electron micrographs of the dermal cushions of Pholidoteuthis adami, 179 mm ML. Top (A) - External appearance of pads. Field of view from left to right is 2.6 mm. Bottom (B) - Cross-section of a cushion. The cushion is highly vacuolated as are the dermal cushions of Lepidoteuthis grimaldii. Field of view is 0.7 mm. Photographs from Goldman, 1995.


Goldman, D. A. 1995. A juvenile of the scaled squid, Pholidoteuthis adami Voss, 1956 (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida), from the Florida Keys. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 108: 136-146.

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