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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chiroteuthidae: Chiroteuthis imperator Chun, 1908 (’emperor long-armed squid’)

Synonym(s): imperator Chun, 1908.

Typical mantle-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS and WA).


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