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Rossia megaptera

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Sepiolida
Subfamily  Rossiinae
Scientific name  Rossia megaptera
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Family  Sepiolidae
Genus  Rossia
Higher classification  Rossia
Similar  Rossia, Cephalopod, Bobtail squid, Sepiolidae, Rossia glaucopis

Rossia megaptera, also known as the big-fin bobtail squid, is a species of bobtail squid native to the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, specifically Davis Strait, western Greenland, and off New York, in Hudson Canyon. It lives at depths from 179 to 1,536 m. It can grow up to 41 mm in mantle length.

This type specimen was collected in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean and is deposited at the Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut.

References

Rossia megaptera Wikipedia


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