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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pyroteuthidae: Pterygioteuthis giardi Fischer, 1896 (‘Giard’s enope-squid’)

Synonym(s): giardi Fischer, 1895.
Typical mantle-length 30 mm. Lives in offshore waters in midwater. Native. Occurs in eastern Australia (QLD, NSW and TAS); also New Zealand.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Pyroteuthidae
Genus: Pterygioteuthis

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