Histioteuthis bonnellii, the umbrella squid, is a species of cock-eyed squid.
H. bonnellii is one of the larger species in its genus, reaching 33 cm in mantle length. It is distributed mostly in the Atlantic Ocean. It can be found off the coast of Argentina, South Africa, and the Tasman Sea. There may be several subspecies that exist in the Atlantic Ocean.
Histioteuthis bonnellii by Ernst Haeckel (as "Histioteuthis Rüppellii")
Lower and upper parts of the beak
- Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen 1984. Cephalopods of the world. Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy.
- Young, R.E. & M. Vecchione 2006. Histioteuthis bonnellii (Ferussac 1834). The Tree of Life Web Project.
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