|Taningia danae caught off the Massachusetts coast, the first specimen from the western North Atlantic.|
Taningia is a genus of squid in the family Octopoteuthidae. It has one confirmed species, Taningia danae. Another species, Taningia persica, is suggested, but has been questioned. The genus is named after Danish fisheries biologist Aage Vedel Taaning (1890-1958).
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