Mastigoteuthis schmidti

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Mastigoteuthis schmidti
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Mastigoteuthis
M. schmidti
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis schmidti
Degner, 1925[1]

Mastigoteuthis schmidti is a species of whip-lash squid.

Measurements and counts of holotype (Degner, 1925)
Mantle length 46 mm
Mantle width 16 mm
Fin length 30 mm
Fin width 37 mm
Arm I length 18 mm
Arm II length 27 mm
Arm III length 28 mm
Arm IV length 56 mm
Arm I sucker no. 62
Arm II sucker no. 80
Arm III sucker no. 76-80
Arm IV sucker no. 80-84
Tentacle length 135 mm
Club length 86 mm


  • Degner, E. 1925. Cephalopoda. Report on the Danish Oceanographical Expeditions 1908-10 to the Mediterranean and Adjacent Seas 2(9): 1-94.
  1. ^ Philippe Bouchet (2018). "Mastigoteuthis schmidti Degner, 1925". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 1 March 2018.

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