Gonatus middendorffi
(Kubodera & Okutani, 1981)


Reg. No NSMT-M071975 Year/M/D 1996/07/06 Source Mid-water trawl, Marusada-maru
Locality Off Sanriku, 550-553m Lat. 41-02.6 N Long. 144-30.7 E
LRL 4.8mm DML 240mm BW 153g

Anterior View Ventral View Lateral View
Oblique View Outside Inside
Rostrum: RL>HL; middle pointed, curved
Crest: CL<2.5HL; medium rounded fold, curved
Lateral wall:short, parallelogram,
angle 35 degree
LW fold: weak fold; obliquely to middle
Jaw edge: long wedge insertion;
long rectangular wing teeth
Shoulder: cartilaginous; low swell; no groove junction visible
Wing: WL>RL; short, round;
angle 100 degree

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