IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Introduction

This species is known only from Antarctic waters. It reaches size of 27 cm ML (Nesis, 1982).

Brief diagnosis:

A neoteuthid ...

  • with greatly enlarged suckers in medial two sucker-series of distal-manus.
  • with enlarged tooth on inner ring of proximal arm suckers, becoming a blunt hook in large individuals.

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