Liocranchia reinhardti

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Liocranchia reinhardti
Drawing by A. Pollock from Report on the Cephalopoda collected by H. M. S. Challenger during the years 1873-76
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Cranchiidae
Genus: Liocranchia
L. reinhardti
Binomial name
Liocranchia reinhardti
  • Fusocranchia alpha
    Joubin, 1920
  • Leachia reinhardti
    Steenstrup, 1856
  • Liocranchia brockii
    Pfeffer, 1884
  • Liocranchia elongata
    Issel, 1908
  • Liocranchia intermedia
    Robson, 1924

Liocranchia reinhardti is a deep sea squid.

It grows to 150 millimetres (6 inches) long and lives up to 1,000 metres (3,300 feet; 500 fathoms) deep. It is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters.


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2014). "Liocranchia reinhardti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T163218A985434. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T163218A985434.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Liocranchia reinhardti (Steenstrup, 1856)". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 27 February 2018.

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