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IntroductionAsperoteuthis nesisi is based on a single, trawl-captured, large female, 36 cm ML, lacking tentacles.
Figure. Ventral view of the freshly caught A. nesisi. Photograph by A. Arkhipkin.
An Asperoteuthis ...
- with large (width more than half ML) fins.
- without enlarged suckers in the middle and distal portions of arms II and III.
- with 12-14 pointed teeth on arm suckers.