Joubin’s Squid (Joubiniteuthis portieri) 
… a rare, small squid found in both the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and in rare cases, the Indian Ocean. The species is named after Louis Joubin, a French zoologist.It is known to reach a mantle length of 9 cm. (via: Wikipedia) 
This squid is unusual in possessing extremely long arms I-III that bear numerous small suckers in six series. Little is known about the biology of this squid. Perhaps it floats in the depths of the ocean with arms outstretched waiting for a small animal to accidently swim into them… (via: TOLWeb)
(photo: NOAA)

Joubin’s Squid (Joubiniteuthis portieri)

… a rare, small squid found in both the Atlantic OceanPacific Ocean and in rare cases, the Indian Ocean. The species is named after Louis Joubin, a French zoologist.It is known to reach a mantle length of 9 cm. (via: Wikipedia) 

This squid is unusual in possessing extremely long arms I-III that bear numerous small suckers in six series. Little is known about the biology of this squid. Perhaps it floats in the depths of the ocean with arms outstretched waiting for a small animal to accidently swim into them… (via: TOLWeb)

(photo: NOAA)

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