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Sthenoteuthis

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Sthenoteuthis is a genus of small squids, with two species, part of the subfamily Ommastrephinae within the family Ommastrephidae, the "flying squids". They are the dominant species of flying squid in the world's tropical and subtropical seas and they are commonly seen at the ocean's surface during the night. Their size ranges from mantle lengths of 100 mm to 600 mm.[2]

Species

There are two species in the genus Sthenoteuthis:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Julian Finn (2016). Bieler R, Bouchet P, Gofas S, Marshall B, Rosenberg G, La Perna R, Neubauer TA, Sartori AF, Schneider S, Vos C, ter Poorten JJ, Taylor J, Dijkstra H, Finn J, Bank R, Neubert E, Moretzsohn F, Faber M, Houart R, Picton B, Garcia-Alvarez O (eds.). "Sthenoteuthis Verrlill, 1880". MolluscaBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ Young, Richard E. & Michael Vecchione (2015). "Sthenoteuthis Verrill 1880. Version 11 October 2015 (under construction)". The Tree of Life Web Project.
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Sthenoteuthis: Brief Summary

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Sthenoteuthis is a genus of small squids, with two species, part of the subfamily Ommastrephinae within the family Ommastrephidae, the "flying squids". They are the dominant species of flying squid in the world's tropical and subtropical seas and they are commonly seen at the ocean's surface during the night. Their size ranges from mantle lengths of 100 mm to 600 mm.

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