Joubiniteuthis portieri

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Joubin's squid
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Joubiniteuthidae
Naef, 1922
Genus: Joubiniteuthis
Berry, 1920
Species: J. portieri
Binomial name
Joubiniteuthis portieri
(Joubin, 1916)
Synonyms
  • Valdemaria danae
    Joubin, 1931

Joubiniteuthis portieri, also known as Joubin's squid, is a rare, small squid found in both the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and in rare cases, the Indian Ocean. This species is named after Louis Joubin, a French zoologist. It is known to reach a mantle length of 9 cm.

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