Galiteuthis suhmi

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Galiteuthis suhmi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Cranchiidae
Genus: Galiteuthis
G. suhmi
Binomial name
Galiteuthis suhmi
(Hoyle, 1886)[1]

Taonius suhmi Hoyle, 1886

Galiteuthis suhmi is a very rarely recorded species of mesopelagic to bathypelagic glass squid from the family Cranchiidae which has a circumglobal range in the subtropical to sub-Antarctic seas. It has a maximum recorded mantle length of 300mm to 400mm.[2]


  1. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Galiteuthis suhmi (Hoyle, 1886)". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. ^ P. Jereb; C.F.E. Roper, eds. (2010). Cephalopods of the World an Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cephalopod Species Known to Date Volume 2 Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids (PDF). Food and Agriculture Organization Rome. p. 166. ISBN 978-92-5-106720-8.