IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Introduction

Batoteuthis skolops is found only in Antarctic and subantarctic waters and little is known of its biology. It has a small head, a long tail and a very peculiar tentacle with six series of suckers on the club. It reaches a size of at least 35 cm ML.

Diagnosis

A member of the chiroteuthid families ...

  • with each tentacular club bearing suckers in six regular series.

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