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Molluscs of Tasmania

Loliginidae: Uroteuthis (Aestuariolus) noctiluca (Lu, Roper & Tait, 1985) (‘luminous bay-squid’)

Synonym(s): noctiluca Lu, Roper & Tait, 1985.
Typical mantle-length 80 mm. Lives in inshore waters in midwater. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Myopsida
Superfamily: Myopsida – unplaced
Family: Loliginidae
Genus: Uroteuthis

Localities for Uroteuthis noctiluca
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