Taonius pavo

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Taonius pavo
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Taonius pavo (335 mm ML)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Teuthida
Family: Cranchiidae
Genus: Taonius
Species: T. pavo
Binomial name
Taonius pavo
(Lesueur, 1821)
  • Belonella belone (Chun, 1906)
  • Belonella pacifica pacifica Nesis, 1972
  • Galiteuthis triluminosa Lu and Clarke, 1974
  • Loligo pavo Lesueur, 1821

Taonius pavo is a species of glass squid found in the Atlantic Ocean. Its exact geographic distribution is uncertain, but it may extend to the southwestern Indian Ocean through the Agulhas Current.[2]

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  1. ^ Demetrio Boltovskoy; et al. "Taonius pavo". Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean. Marine Species Identification Portal. Retrieved March 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Richard E. Young (March 8, 2011). "Taonius pavo (Lesueur, 1821)". The Tree of Life Web Project. Retrieved March 16, 2012. 

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