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Colossal chromatophores

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The skin of the colossal squid is considerably thicker than that of the giant squid. As shown in the photo the colossal squid skin has at least two layers, the outer one of which quite resembles that of Architeuthis (giant squid). The inner skin covering the muscles is gelatinous in nature and contains somewhat larger… Read more »