Taxon profile


Antarctic Cranch Squid
Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Cranchiidae »  genus Mesonychoteuthis

Other names

= Colossal Squid
= Cranquiluria Antártica


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Hyperoodon planifrons Flower, 1882 - Southern Bottlenose Whale

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [2f7dcd38-a8ff-4a87-82a3-d4bb557cf1cf]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni ROBSON, 1925]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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