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Piglet Squid Siphon Looks Like a Snout

"What are you?" "What is that?!" The Nautilus team enjoyed a quick close-up with a see-through piglet squid (Helicocranchia sp.), named for its large siphon that looks like a snout. Able to regulate buoyancy with an ammonia-filled internal chamber, this stunning squid is often observed with its tentacles flared above its head. 

Spotted at 1385m near Palmyra Atoll.