Oceanic squid do fly

  title={Oceanic squid do fly},
  author={K. Muramatsu and J. Yamamoto and T. Abe and K. Sekiguchi and N. Hoshi and Y. Sakurai},
  journal={Marine Biology},
Using powerful jet propulsion, some squid species are able to exit the water and become airborne; this is a common behavior seen throughout the world’s oceans. However, direct scientific observation is rare, with most studies relying on anecdotal evidence and limited photographic documentation. Here, we examine the flying behavior of young oceanic squid (Ommastrephidae) observed in sequential photographs taken in the Northwest Pacific (35o34.0′N, 146o19.3′E) on July 25, 2011. We define four… Expand
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