Enoploteuthidae

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Enoploteuthidae
Enoploteuthis.jpg
Enoploteuthis sp.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Enoploteuthidae
Pfeffer, 1900[1]
Type genus
Enoploteuthis
d'Orbigny, 1844
Genera

Abralia
Abraliopsis
Enoploteuthis
Watasenia

The Enoploteuthidea are a family of squid comprising approximately 40 species in four genera. Most species have a mantle length ranging from 3–13 cm. Hooks are present on all arms and tentacles. The family is best known for the large array of photophores throughout the body.

Species[edit]

The species listed above with an asterisk (*) is questionable and needs further study to determine if it is a valid species or a synonym. The question mark (?) indicates questionable placement within the genus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Enoploteuthidae Pfeffer, 1900". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 2 March 2018. 

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