Bathyteuthidae: Bathyteuthis abyssicola Hoyle, 1885 (‘bathyal deepsea-squid’)
Synonym(s): megalops Verrill, 1885 abyssicola Hoyle, 1885.
Typical mantle-length 70 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs inAustralia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also widespread in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. In Tasmanian waters, this species occurs well offshore, with available records all from off the southeast coast.
no coastal locality records for this species currently available