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Glass squid photographed with polarising filter

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Glass squid photographed with polarising filter
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CREATOR Edie Widder
SOURCE Web
DESCRIPTION Cranchiidae sp from the Operation Deep Scope Expedition 2004. This squid, about four-inches across, uses transparency to hide from potential predators. Open-water divers can more easily observe these creatures with polarizing filters.
WIDTH 562px
HEIGHT 600px