This adult jumbo squid was caught by squid jig aboard the NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan during the 2007 juvenile shark survey near the Channel Islands. Jumbo squid can rapidly change their coloration from red to white by opening and closing their chromatophores.
Date: 10 July 2007
Key words: jumbo squid, Humboldt squid, Dosidicus gigas
Contact: SWFSC's Small Pelagics Lab