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Molluscs of Tasmania

Sepiolidae – Rossiinae: Austrorossia australis (Berry, 1918) (‘austral dumpling-squid’)

Synonym(s): australis Berry, 1918.

Typical mantle-length 50 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Sepiida
Superfamily: Sepiida – unplaced
Family: Sepiolidae
Subfamily: Rossiinae
Genus: Austrorossia

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