Brief Summary

Read full entry

Introduction

These are among the largest cirrates reaching lengths up to 1.5 m (Nesis, 1982/87). They are often found in deep water swimming or drifting near the ocean floor. Very little is known about their biology.

Voss (1988) considered C. muelleri to be the only valid species in the genus.

Brief diagnosis:

A cirroteuthid ...

  • with shell having very wide saddle and oval wings.
  • with normal, lens-bearing eyes.

Trusted

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!