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Molluscs of Tasmania

Cranchiidae – Cranchiinae: Liocranchia reinhardti (Steenstrup, 1856) (‘Reinhardt’s cranch-squid’)

Synonym(s): reinhardti Steenstrup, 1856.

Typical mantle-length 230 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC); also elsewhere in the Pacific Ocean.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Cranchiidae
Subfamily: Cranchiinae
Genus: Liocranchia

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