Cycloteuthidae: Cycloteuthis akimushkini Filippova, 1968 (‘Akimushkin’s squid’)
Synonym(s): akimushkini Filippova, 1968.
Typical mantle-length not yet determined. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states); also widespread in warmer oceanic waters worldwide. In Tasmanian waters, this species has been recorded as beak(s) recovered from the guts of beached whale(s).
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced