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H. bleekeri is one of the more common loliginids in Japan.

Brief diagnosis:

A loliginid ...

  • of moderately large size (to 40 cm ML) with fins in adults rhomboidal, longer than broad, not round (length <70% of ML); mantle elongate, pointed posteriorly; without photophores.
  • with unusual hectocotylus.
  • with a Northwest Pacific distribution.


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Richard E. Young

Source: Tree of Life web project

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