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Free Content Observations on Ornithoteuthis Antillarum Adam, 1957 an Ommastrephid Squid from the West Indies

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Ornithoteuthis valatilis antillarum Adam, 1957 is raised to specific status on the basis of further observed differences from its Japanese relative. The original description is amplified and the radula, spermatophore, funnel organ, suckers, etc. are illustrated. Certain patches within the mantle cavity and on the eyeball are described and considered to be of a light producing nature. The status of the species is discussed.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1957

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