Taxon profile


Atlantic Cranch Squid
Teuthowenia megalops (Prosch, 1849)

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

Scientific synonyms

Verrilliteuthis megalops
Desmoteuthis megalops
Megalocranchia megalops
Desmoteuthis hyperborea Steenstrup, 1856
Desmoteuthis tenera Verrill, 1881
Desmoteuthis thori Degner, 1925

Least Concern LC

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823 - Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) - Northern Bottlenose Whale

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [163258]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Teuthowenia megalops (Prosch, 1847)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Teuthowenia megalops Prosch, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Teuthowenia megalops (PROSCH, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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