Notonykia nesisi

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Notonykia nesisi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Onychoteuthidae
Genus: Notonykia
N. nesisi
Binomial name
Notonykia nesisi
Bolstad, 2007[2]

Notonykia nesisi is a species of squid in the family Onychoteuthidae. It is differentiated from Notonykia africanae by the shape of the tentacles. While the species is only known from immature specimens, it is known to achieve a mantle length of at least 100 mm. The tentacles are about 65-115% of the mantle length, and contain 6-18 hooks.


  1. ^ Barratt, I. & Allcock, L. (2014). "Notonykia nesisi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T190935A1961554. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T190935A1961554.en. Downloaded on 17 March 2018.
  2. ^ Philippe Bouchet (2018). Bieler R, Bouchet P, Gofas S, Marshall B, Rosenberg G, La Perna R, Neubauer TA, Sartori AF, Schneider S, Vos C, ter Poorten JJ, Taylor J, Dijkstra H, Finn J, Bank R, Neubert E, Moretzsohn F, Faber M, Houart R, Picton B, Garcia-Alvarez O, eds. "Notonykia nesisi Bolstad, 2007". MolluscaBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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