Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Grimpoteuthis challengeri Collins, 2003
Catalog Number: USNM 1013614
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: Male;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1989
Locality: Porcupine Abyssal Plain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 4853 to 4877
Vessel: Discovery R/V
  • Paratype: Collins, M. A. 2003. The genus Grimpoteuthis (Octopoda: Grimpoteuthidae) in the north-east Atlantic, with descriptions of three new species. Zoological Journal Of The Linnean Society. 139: 93-127.
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Paratype for Grimpoteuthis challengeri Collins, 2003
Catalog Number: USNM 1013615
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: Female; immature
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1996
Locality: Porcupine Abyssal Plain, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 4836 to 4840
Vessel: Discovery R/V
  • Paratype: Collins, M. A. 2003. The genus Grimpoteuthis (Octopoda: Grimpoteuthidae) in the north-east Atlantic, with descriptions of three new species. Zoological Journal Of The Linnean Society. 139: 93-127.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 10 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 4824 - 4865

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 4824 - 4865
 
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