Synonyms for onychoteuthidae or Related words with onychoteuthidae
Examples of "onychoteuthidae"
Kondakovia is a genus of squid in the family
. The type species is "Kondakovia longimana".
Notonykia is a genus of squid in the family
. The type species is "Notonykia africanae".
Onykia appelloefi is a species of squid in the family
. The species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean.
Onychoteuthis banksii, the common clubhook squid, is a species of squid in the family
. It is the type species of the genus "Onychoteuthis".
Onykia ingens, the greater hooked squid, is a species of squid in the family
. It occurs worldwide in subantarctic oceans.
Onykia is a genus of squids in the family
. Due to similarities between the genera, several recent authors consider the genus "Moroteuthis" a junior synonym of "Onykia". The type species is "Onykia carriboea", the tropical clubhook squid.
Onychoteuthis is a genus of squid in the family
. The type species is "Onychoteuthis banksii", the common clubhook squid. While the genus is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical oceans, they can also occur in the North Pacific Ocean.
Filippovia knipovitchi, the smooth hooked squid, is a species of squid in the family
and the sole member of the genus Filippovia. It is found in the Antarctic and Atlantic Oceans, and reaches a mantle length of 35 cm.
Onykia carriboea, the tropical clubhook squid, is a squid in the family
, the type species of the genus "Onykia". It is known with certainty only from immature specimens. The type locality of "O. carriboea" is the Gulf of Mexico. "Onykia robsoni" has been suggested as a junior synonym, owing to similarities between the species.
Onychoteuthis compacta is a species of squid in the family
, known to occur in Hawaiian waters. The species is known to have a mantle length of at least 122 mm for females and 127 mm for males. Each tentacle has 22 club hooks, measuring approximately 30 mm in mature specimens.
Onykia robsoni, the rugose hooked squid, is a species of squid in the family
. It occurs in the Antarctic Ocean, at an estimated depth of 250–550 meters. The mantle of this species grows to a length of 75 cm. The species has been suggested as a junior synonym of "Onykia carriboea", the tropical clubhook squid, due to similarities between the species.
Onykia loennbergii, the Japanese hooked squid, is a species of squid in the family
, named for Swedish zoologist Einar Lönnberg. It occurs in the Western Pacific Ocean, at an estimated depth of 230–1200 m. The mantle length is approximately 300 mm. Each tentacular club contains 25 hooks. The arms are about 60% of the size of the mantle length.
Notonykia nesisi is a species of squid in the family
. 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.
Onychoteuthis meridiopacifica is a species of squid in the family
. Males become mature at 40 mm, and the species is believed to reach a maximum mantle length of 90 mm. The tantacular club reaches a length of 20-25% of the mantle length, and contains 16-19 club hooks. Arms reach 27-44% of the mantle length, and each contain 50-60 suckers. 8-12 occipital folds are present on each side of the head.
Onychoteuthis borealijaponica, the boreal clubhook squid, is a species of squid in the family
. It is the largest member of the genus "Onychoteuthis", reaching a mantle length of 30 cm in males and 37 cm in females. Maturity is reached at 250 mm for males, and 300–350 mm in females. There are 24–27 hooks on each club. It is a pelagic species native to the North Pacific, although it migrates into Subantarctic waters during the summer.
Ancistroteuthis lichtensteinii, also known as the angel clubhook squid or simply angel squid, is a species of squid in the family
and the sole member of the genus Ancistroteuthis. It grows to a mantle length of 30 cm. It can be found in the western Mediterranean Sea, subtropical and tropical eastern Atlantic Ocean and western north Atlantic Ocean. Its diet include mesopelagic fish and pelagic crustaceans. It is sometimes taken as bycatch by commercial fisheries, but is not a targeted species.
The hooked squid, family
, currently comprise approximately 20–25 species (several known from only single life stages and thus unconfirmed), in six or seven genera. They range in mature mantle length from 7 cm to a suggested length of 2 m for the largest member, "Onykia robusta". The family is characterised by the presence of hooks only on the tentacular clubs, a simple, straight, funnel–mantle locking apparatus, and a 'step' inside the jaw angle of the lower beak. With the exception of the Arctic Ocean, the family is found worldwide.
Onykia robusta, also known as the robust clubhook squid and often cited by the older name Moroteuthis robusta, is a species of squid in the family
. Reaching a mantle length of , it is the largest member of its family and one of the largest of all cephalopods. The tentacular clubs are slender, containing 15–18 club hooks. Arms of the species contain 50–60 suckers, and grow to 90–100% of the mantle length. It is found primarily in the boreal to temperate North Pacific.
Cuvier's beaked whales feed on several species of squid, including those in the families Cranchiidae,
, Brachioteuthidae, Enoploteuthidae, Octopoteuthidae, and Histioteuthidae; they also prey on deep-sea fish. In 2014, scientists reported that they had used satellite-linked tags to track Cuvier's beaked whales off the coast of California, and found the animals dove up to 2,992 m (nearly two miles, 9,816 ft) below the ocean surface and spent up to two hours and 17 minutes underwater before resurfacing, which represent both the deepest and the longest dives ever documented for any mammal.
The literature on cephalopod size has been further muddied by the frequent misattribution of various squid specimens to the giant squid genus "Architeuthis", often based solely on their large size. In the academic literature alone, such misidentifications encompass at least the oegopsid families Chiroteuthidae, Cranchiidae, Ommastrephidae,
, and Psychroteuthidae (see Ellis, 1998; Salcedo-Vargas, 1999; Glaubrecht & Salcedo-Vargas, 2004). This situation is further confused by the occasional usage of the common name 'giant squid' in reference to large squid of other genera (see Mitsukuri & Ikeda, 1895; Meek & Goddard, 1926; Clarke & Robson, 1929; Rees, 1950; Nesis, 1970).
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