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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7947

BCF scientists studying mating behavior of squid. After mating, females deposit egg capsule strands on the calcareous sand bottom. The lights have attracted the squid to the locality. In the background is Deep Diver, a research submersible of Ocean Systems, Inc., from which the divers have emerged.

Image ID: fish7947, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Bahama Islands, Great Stirrup Cay
Photo Date: 1969 circa
Photographer: Artwork by Bob Hines, BCF
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 437 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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