Bathyteuthis

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    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    Bathyteuthis is the only genus of the family Bathyteuthidae. It contains 3 species. These deep-sea squid are found throughout the worlds oceans, between depths of around 700-2000 m.


    Bathyteuthis abyssicola

    Info at:
    http://tolweb.org/Bathyteuthis/19429
     

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    Here is a paper by Clyde Roper from 1968, outlineing two new species or bathyteuthis.
    Both of the species outlined in this paper are still considered valid today.
     
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    Here is the picture of Bathyteuthis brooding eggs!

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    Thanks tolweb!
     
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