Natural egg mass deposition by the Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the Gulf of California and characteristics of hatchlings and paralarvae

@article{Staaf2008NaturalEM,
  title={Natural egg mass deposition by the Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the Gulf of California and characteristics of hatchlings and paralarvae},
  author={Danna J. Staaf and Susana Camarillo‐Coop and Steven H. D. Haddock and Albert C. Nyack and John B. Payne and C{\'e}sar Augusto Salinas-Zavala and Brad A. Seibel and Lloyd A. Trueblood and Chad L. Widmer and William F. Gilly},
  journal={Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom},
  year={2008},
  volume={88},
  pages={759 - 770}
}
The jumbo or Humboldt squid, Dosidicus gigas, is an important fisheries resource and a significant participant in regional ecologies as both predator and prey. It is the largest species in the oceanic squid family Ommastrephidae and has the largest known potential fecundity of any cephalopod, yet little is understood about its reproductive biology. We report the first discovery of a naturally deposited egg mass of Dosidicus gigas, as well as the first spawning of eggs in captivity. The egg mass… 
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