Heteroteuthis dagamensis

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Heteroteuthis dagamensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiolidae
Subfamily: Heteroteuthidinae
Genus: Heteroteuthis
H. dagamensis
Binomial name
Heteroteuthis dagamensis
Robson, 1924[2]

Heteroteuthis dagamensis is a species of bobtail squid native to the southeastern Atlantic Ocean and southwestern Indian Ocean. It occurs off western, southern, and southeastern Africa.[3]

The type specimen was collected off South Africa and is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.[4]


  1. ^ Allcock, L.; Barratt, I. (2012). "Heteroteuthis dagamensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162536A911229. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162536A911229.en. Downloaded on 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Heteroteuthis (Stephanoteuthis) dagamensis Robson, 1924". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. ^ Reid, A. & P. Jereb 2005. Family Sepiolidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 153–203.
  4. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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