IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Gonatus onyx is a small and common species of Gonatus. Spent females reach a size of 132-145 mm ML (Seibel, et al., 2000).


A Gonatus with ...

  • a single hook on the tentacular club.
  • usually less then 10 suckers in the medial zone of the tentacular stalk.


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