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species

Jumbo Squid
Dosidicus gigas (D'Orbigny, 1835)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Ommastrephidae - squids »  genus Dosidicus

Scientific synonyms

Dosidicus eschrichti Steenstrup, 1857
Dosidicus steenstrupi Pfeffer, 1884
Ommastrephes giganteus Gray, 1849
Ommastrephes gigas Orbigny, 1835

Other names

= Humboldt Squid
= Jumbo Flying Squid

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [http://www.bagniliggia.it/WMSD/WMSDhome....] [as Dosidicus gigas D'Orbigny, 1835]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Dosidicus gigas (D´ORBIGNY, 1835)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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