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Molluscs of Tasmania

Sepiolidae – Heteroteuthinae: Iridoteuthis unplaced (‘unplaced dumpling-squid’)


Typical mantle-length 10 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this species occurs well offshore, with available records all from off the south and west coasts.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Sepiida
Superfamily: Sepiida – unplaced
Family: Sepiolidae
Subfamily: Heteroteuthinae
Genus: Iridoteuthis

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available