Beautiful Squid From the Chesapeake Bay

Squid

Squid

My cousin Lisa’s husband Troy Tuckey, who is a Research Scientist at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, sent me these photos of beautiful squid he collected during a recent trawl survey in the Chesapeake Bay.

The color patterns are amazing and the melanophores can change size from dilute colors to focused, bright spots.

photos by Troy Tuckey

Written by Scott Beale

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