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Molluscs of Tasmania

Ommastrephidae: Ommastrephes bartramii (Lesueur, 1821) (‘Neon flying-squid’)

Synonym(s): bartramii Lesueur, 1821.
Typical mantle-length 800 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also widespread elsewhere.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Ommastrephidae
Genus: Ommastrephes

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