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Worldwide Observations of Remarkable Deep-Sea Squids
M. Vecchione, R. E. Young, A. Guerra, D. J. Lindsay, D. A. Clague, J. M. Bernhard, W. W. Sager, A. F. Gonzalez, F. J. Rocha, and M. Segonzac

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VecchioneetalfFig1Cclip1.mov - Squid #5 from the Gulf of Mexico in bent arm posture when first encountered.

VecchioneetalfFig1Cclip2.mov - Squid #5 from the Gulf of Mexico swimming away from the ROV.

VecchioneetalfFig1Cclip3.mov - Squid #5 from the Gulf of Mexico attempting to escape the ROV, but some arms are stuck to the ROV and apparently cannot be released.

VecchioneetalfFig1Cclip4.mov - Squid #5 from the Gulf of Mexico showing strong flapping of the fins and reacting to contact with the ROV.

VecchioneetalfFig1Dclip1.mov - Squid #7 from the Gulf of Mexico swimming with arms spread and bent, showing etremem length of arms.

VecchioneetalfFig1Dclip2.mov - Squid #7 from the Gulf of Mexico as camera zooms in.

VecchioneetalfFig1Dclip3.mov - Squid #7 from the Gulf of Mexico, closeup of bady and proximal arm crown.

VecchioneetalfFig1Eclip1.mov - Squid #8 from the central Pacific Ocean swimming toward the ROV.

VecchioneetalfFig1Eclip2.mov - Squid #8 from the central Pacific Ocean showing filamentous distal arms.


Acknowledgements

We thank J. Mascle, J.-M. Auzende, J. Diment, and C. H�mond for allowing us access to their videos. We appreciate the cooperation of all N/O Atalante cruise participants, as well as S. Lesbats for compiling videotapes. We also thank the captain and crew of the R/V Yokosuka, the pilots and operations teams of the Shinkai 6500, and T. Ishii for making video records available. We appreciate ROV footage supplied by E. Leveton and H. Holston and thank J. Forsythe for referring them to us. The Alvin dive was co-sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Undersea Research Program, the Minerals Management Service, and the National Energy Technology Laboratory; I. MacDonald was Chief Scientist, and video observations were recorded by Alvin chief pilot Blee Williams. We thank K. Jordahl and K. Hon for videotaping the squid during a dive north of Oahu and the R/V Western Flyer and ROV Tiburon crews for helping collect video. M.. Sweeney, C. Roper, and B. Collette commented on a draft of the manuscript.