Deepest Photographic Evidence of an Abyssal Cephalopod


THE bathymetric distribution of marine organisms collected during oceanographic expeditions is often difficult to ascertain because retrieval methods (nets, dredges, and so on) do not always indicate the precise depth at which an organism is entrapped. The level at which organisms dwell can, however, be accurately defined by deep ocean bottom photography.

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    Roper, C. F. E., and Brundage, W. L., Ocean Industry Magazine, April, 52, 54 (1970).

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JAHN, W. Deepest Photographic Evidence of an Abyssal Cephalopod. Nature 232, 487–488 (1971).

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