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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1551

Operation Deep Scope Expedition 2004. This Caranchid squid, about four-inches across, uses transparency to hide from potential predators. Open-water divers can more easily observe these creatures with polarizing filters. Compare the polarized and unpolarized images to one another. Image expl1550 is in unpolarized light.

Image ID: expl1551, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2004 August 15
Credit: Image courtesy Edie Widder.

Category: Ocean exploration/

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