IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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L. megaleia is a small, colorful squid that differs from other lycoteuthids, among other characters, in the presence of a hectocotylus and a rostrum on the gladius.

Brief diagnosis:

A lycoteuthid...

  • with four ocular photophores.
  • with stalked photophore at base of each tentacle.


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