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Contact: Kim Fulton-Bennett
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Grimalditeuthis bonplandi with Tentacle Extended

Caption: This is a Grimalditeuthis bonplandi squid with one of its tentacles extended. The arrow points to a small "club" at the end of the tentacle that wiggles and appears to swim independently of the rest of the animal.

Credit: (c) 2005 MBARI

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