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  • Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Volume 92, Issue 7
  • November 2012, pp. 1629-1636

Brooding and sperm storage by the deep-sea squid Bathyteuthis berryi (Cephalopoda: Decapodiformes)

  • Stephanie L. Bush (a1) (a2), Hendrik J. T. Hoving (a2), Christine L. Huffard (a3), Bruce H. Robison (a2) and Louis D. Zeidberg (a4)
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  • Published online: 23 February 2012

Squids of the family Bathyteuthidae have generally been infrequently encountered in their deep-sea habitat. Remotely operated vehicles were used to observe seven individuals in situ in the Monterey Submarine Canyon, CA, USA. One of these was a female Bathyteuthis berryi holding a sheet with approximately 360 embedded embryos. Examination of this female after collection revealed the presence of a seminal receptacle on the buccal membrane. We present some potential costs and benefits of post-spawning egg care, a strategy that is now known for two families of deep-dwelling squids, but may turn out to be more common with the increasing exploration of the deep sea.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: S.L. Bush, University of Rhode Island, Department of Biological Sciences, 120 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881 email:
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