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  @Sea - Migration Mystery
Histioteuthis is extraordinary in having one small eye and one large: the latter tubular in shape, with a yellow lens and reduced field of view.
Various ideas have been proposed for how Histioteuthis uses its eyes: the larger yellow-lensed eye perhaps being for breaking the bioluminescent camouflage of overhead animals to see their silhouettes against the remnants of down-welling light.
Using the kreisel, and by video recording in both visible and infra-red light, we have been able to observe the way Histioteuthis orientates its body and its eyes in response to gravity and directed illumination.
www.at-sea.org /missions/migrationmystery/day8.html   (481 words)

 Spotlight on Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Esteemed Educational Halls of Histioteuthis is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its absence of drug laws.
Its hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 6.903 billion enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.
Histioteuthis is ranked 5th in the region and 67,484th in the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
www.nationstates.net /-1/page=display_nation/nation=histioteuthis   (159 words)

 Exposition de plusieurs poissons des grands fonds
A Madère les histioteuthis constituent 90% des céphalopodes avalés par les cachalots.
Histioteuthis émet une phosphorescence étonnante : la face dorsale antérieure du manteau.
Les yeux histioteuthis ont une asymétrie très marquée; L’œil gauche est beaucoup lus volumineux que le droit, le diamètre de son cristallin peut atteindre le double de celui du petit œil.
www.museedelamer.com /actu_2002_poissons_grand_fond.php   (627 words)

 Mar-Eco - 24. June
Close-up photo of photophores on the head and arms of the squid Histioteuthis reversa (eye in upper right corner).
Of these the squid (Histioteuthis reversa) was particularly stunning, being covered with rows of brilliant photophores.
The photophores on this species are not simple bulb-like light-emitters, but are equipped with reflectors and slits to regulate the color and angle of light.
www.mar-eco.no /Shiptoshore/g._o._sars/cruise_journal_gosars/24June   (474 words)

 Histioteuthis sp. A
Medial manal suckers of club with slender teeth only on distal margin of inner ring; proximal margin with small teeth difficult to see under dissecting microscope.
Oral view of large, central manus suckers of the club of Histioteuthis sp.
The Basal Row is comprised of 9 photophores, and forms a distinct sawtooth at left end.
tolweb.org /tree?group=Histioteuthis+sp.+A   (484 words)

 TONMO.com Forums - View Single Post - Whale # 10 stomach content analysis
I'll get to the actual question in a second, but I want to show you what led me to wonder.
After reading the species names found in the stomach contents of the 10 whales, I noticed that the species Histioteuthis cf.
Whales #4,5,6 have Histioteuthis miranda as their highest percentage at 33%,29% and 55% respectively.
www.tonmo.com /forums/showpost.php?p=40741&postcount=2   (239 words)

 Bugalicia Database /All Locations
The prey identified consisted of oceanic cephalopods, mainly squid (Cephalopoda: Teuthoidea).
The most frequently occurring species were the squid Teuthowenia megalops, Mastigoteuthis schmidti and Taonius pavo (for the Galician whale stranded in 1990), Teuthowenia megalops and Histioteuthis reversa (for the second Galician whale) and T megalops, Gonatus sp.
Other prey included the squid Hishoteuthis bonnellii, Histioteuthis arcturi and Todarodes sagittatus as well as Vampiroteuthis infernalis (Cephalopoda: Vampyromorpha), Stauroteuthis syrtensis and Fapetella diaphana (Cephalopoda: Octopoda), The squid eaten (estimated from the measurement of the lower beaks) included juvenile and mature individuals of the most important species (Teuthowenia megalops, Gonatus sp.).
biblio.cesga.es:81 /record=b1029804*gag   (293 words)

 MercoPress - Falklands-Malvinas & South Atlantic News
Another interesting characteristic is that the left eye is considerably larger than the right.
There are six species of this family recorded for the Iberian Peninsula, of which Histioteuthis bonnellii (FĂ©russac, 1835) best fits the proportions and characteristics of the found specimen.
An inspection of the remains of the animal would have definitively confirmed its identity but some of the tentacle fingers and soft parts that have been eaten by scavengers.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=5954   (525 words)

A rare image of a living Histioteuthis species whose ventral body surface is covered with photophores.
Another unusual character of this species is that the left eye is much larger than the right.
Web and Database Design and Programming: Catriona Day.
www.cephbase.utmb.edu /cephschool/CSCephImages.cfm?ID=577   (104 words)

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