Squids of the Genus Abralia (Cephalopoda) from the Central Equatorial Pacific with a Description of Abralia Heminuchalis, New Species
Abralia trigonura Berry, 1913, from the Hawaiian Islands is redescribed and a neotype designated. A closely related new species Abralia heminuchalis from the central equatorial Pacific is described. Material from a new area of distribution for Abralia similis Okutani and Tsuchiya, 1987, is discussed. Material for the rare Abralia astrosticta Berry, 1909, is reported, accompanied by a description of a specimen from the Marshall Islands by the late Gilbert L. Voss. All the species examined are illustrated and compared, and observations on immature animals noted.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 1991
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