Eye development in southern calamry, Sepioteuthis australis, embryos and hatchlings

Figure 3. Embryonic development of the eye.

Figure 3. Embryonic development of the squid eye. Images from stages 20-29 show the progression of the eye throughout embryonic development. A) Stage 20. Lens is clearly visible. B) Stage 24. Embryo with yolk sac and chorion. C) Magnified eye from stage 24. Pigment visible in darker iris. D) Stage 26. Fully pigmented eye. E) Stage 29. Cornea fully encloses the eye. F) Magnified stage 29. The pupil is almost closed. http://eprints.jcu.edu.au/7957/

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