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Colossal Squid

Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson 1925

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Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni (Colossal squid) is a species of Cephalopoda in the family Cranchiidae. It is found in marine habitat.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Colossal squid