Taxon profile


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

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

Other names

= Humboldt Squid
= Jumbo Flying Squid

Data Deficient

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [162959]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Dosidicus gigas (D'Orbigny, 1835)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [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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