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Family: Onychoteuthidae clubhook squids (See list of species below)

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26 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Ancistroteuthis lichtensteini
[angel squid]
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Callimachus rancureli
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Callimachus youngorum
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Filippovia knipovitchi
[smooth hooked squid]
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Kondakovia longimana
[oceanic squid]
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Moroteuthis robusta
[robust clubhook squid]
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Notonykia africanae
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Notonykia nesisi
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Onychoteuthis aequimanus
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Onychoteuthis banksii
[hooked squid]
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Onychoteuthis borealijaponica
[boreal clubhook squid]
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Onychoteuthis compacta
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Onychoteuthis lacrima
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Onychoteuthis meridiopacifica
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Onychoteuthis mollis
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Onychoteuthis prolata
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Onykia aequatorialis
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Onykia carriboea
[tropical clubhook squid]
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Onykia indica
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Onykia ingens
[greater hooked squid]
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Onykia intermedia
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Onykia loennbergii
[Japanese hooked squid]
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Onykia platyptera
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Onykia robsoni
[rugose hooked squid]
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Onykia robusta
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Onykia verrilli
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26 Species of Family Onychoteuthidae
(clubhook squids)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ancistroteuthis lichtensteini angel squid Western Central Pacific, 30 ML
Callimachus rancureli Eastern Indian Ocean.
Callimachus youngorum Eastern Central Pacific
Filippovia knipovitchi smooth hooked squid Southern Ocean. Circumpo 45 ML
Kondakovia longimana oceanic squid Antarctic Atlantic and An
Moroteuthis robusta robust clubhook squid Indo-Pacific 200 ML
Notonykia africanae Indo-West Pacific
Notonykia nesisi Southwest Pacific
Onychoteuthis aequimanus Cosmopolitan. Tropical a
Onychoteuthis banksii hooked squid Circumglobal in warm and 37 ML
Onychoteuthis borealijaponica boreal clubhook squid Pacific Ocean 37 ML
Onychoteuthis compacta Eastern Central Pacific.
Onychoteuthis lacrima Northwest Pacific
Onychoteuthis meridiopacifica Western Central Pacific.
Onychoteuthis mollis Northern Atlantic and the
Onychoteuthis prolata Eastern Central Pacific
Onykia aequatorialis Central Atlantic.
Onykia carriboea tropical clubhook squid Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 10 ML
Onykia indica Eastern Indian Ocean.
Onykia ingens greater hooked squid Southern Ocean 94 ML
Onykia intermedia Southwest Atlantic.
Onykia loennbergii Japanese hooked squid Western Pacific 30 ML
Onykia platyptera Southeast Pacific.
Onykia robsoni rugose hooked squid Southern Ocean. 75 ML
Onykia robusta Northern Pacific and the
Onykia verrilli Eastern Indian Ocean.



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