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Introduction

O. robusta is the type species of the former genus Moroteuthis and largest species of the genus. It reaches a length of at least 1615 mm ML (Kubodera, et al, 1998). This species is found only in the high North Pacific.

Diagnosis

An Onykia ...

  • with sagittate fins (fins drawn-out posteriorly).
  • with ridges rather than warts on skin.

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