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Molluscs of Tasmania

Enoploteuthidae: Enoploteuthis galaxias Berry, 1918 (‘galaxy squid’)

Synonym(s): galaxias Berry, 1918.

Typical mantle-length 90 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC); also elsewhere in the Indo-West Pacific.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Enoploteuthidae
Genus: Enoploteuthis

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available