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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chiroteuthidae: Chiroteuthis picteti Joubin, 1894 (‘Pictet’s long-armed squid’)

Synonym(s): picteti Joubin, 1894.

Typical mantle-length 200 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.


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

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