IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Eucleoteuthis luminosa is a very distinctive squid with two long luminous stripes on the ventral mantle surface and fused funnel/mantle locking-apparatus. The squid is intermediate in size, rarely exceeding 170 mm ML (Wormuth, 1976).

Brief diagnosis:

An ommastrephid ...

  • with 2 longitudinal strips of luminous tissue on ventral mantle extending nearly entire length of mantle.


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