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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chtenopterygidae: Chtenopteryx sicula (Vérany, 1851) (‘comb-finned squid’)

Synonym(s): sicula Vérany, 1851 fimbriatus Appellöf, 1889 cyprinoides Joubin, 1894 neuroptera Jatta, 1896.

Typical mantle-length 80 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Decapodiformes
Superfamily: Bathyteuthoidea
Family: Chtenopterygidae
Genus: Chtenopteryx

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available