IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Introduction

Discoteuthis is easily recognized by the large fins, small tentacular clubs and the presence of only suckers on the arms. It is broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. These squid have never been observed alive and little is known about their biology or ecology. Discoteuthis sp A could be the mature male of D. discus.

Brief diagnosis:

A cycloteuthid ...

  • with large, oval fins that extend the full length of the mantle.

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