|Chtenopteryx sicula caught off Naples.|
Chtenopteryx sicula, also known as the comb-finned squid or toothed-fin squid, is a species of squid native to at least the Mediterranean Sea. It is characterised by several distinct morphological features: ocular photophores are present but visceral photophores are absent, arm suckers are arranged in at least 4 series distally, and club suckers are borne in more than 8 series.
Ventral view of the viscera, showing the absence of a visceral photophore and the presence of the accessory nidamental gland.
- Naef, A. 1921-23. Cephalopoda. Fauna e Flora de Golfo di Napoli. Monograph, no. 35, 863 pp.
- "CephBase: Chtenopteryx sicula". Archived from the original on 2005.
- Tree of Life web project: Chtenopteryx sicula
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