Octopoteuthis sicula (Ruppell, 1844)


Reg. No NSMT-Mo71852 Year/M/D 1996/07/22 Source mid-water trawl, Mareutei-maru
Locality Off Sanriku, 550-577m Lat. 41-01.5 N Long. 145-42.2 E
LRL 5.55mm DML 155mm BW 200g

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Rostrum: RL>HL; tall, hooked, straight
Crest:CL= 3HL; long, curved, weak fold
Lateral wall:parallelogram;
angle 60 degree
LW fold: weak, broad fold;
obliquely to middle
Jaw edge:short wedge insersion; flat wing teeth
Shoulder: high ridge, deep, narrow groove; junction invisible
Wing:WL=RL; short, round;
Angle 110 degree

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