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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chiroteuthidae: Chiroteuthis calyx Young, 1972 (‘husk long-armed squid’)

Synonym(s): calyx Young, 1972.

Typical mantle-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states); also elsewhere in the temperate Pacific Ocean.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Chiroteuthidae
Genus: Chiroteuthis

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available