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Molluscs of Tasmania

Onychoteuthidae: Notonykia nesisi Bolstad, 2007 (‘Nesis’s clubhook-squid’)

Synonym(s): nesisi Bolstad, 2007.
Typical mantle-length 100 mm. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS only); also New Zealand. In Tasmanian waters, this species occurs well offshore, with the single available record from off the south coast.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Onychoteuthidae
Genus: Notonykia

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available