IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Discoteuthis discus is most easily separated from its congeners by the arrangement of photophores and the form of the funnel locking-apparatus.

Brief diagnosis:

A Discoteuthis ...

  • with a diagonal groove in the funnel locking-apparatus.
  • with a photophore at the ventral tip of the mantle.


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