Family Enoploteuthidae - enope squids

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Cephalopoda
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
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Author: Ref. 346. Straight funnel-locking apparatus. Eight buccal lappets and buccal connectives that attach dorsally to the ventral arms. Hooks present on all arms. Tentacular clubs with 1 or 2 series of hooks on manus (except Pterygioteuthis, which lacks hooks in the tentacular club); armature on manus in 2 or 3 series. Light organs present on mantle, funnel, head, eyeballs and arms; on eyeballs in single line; anterior and posterior most light organs generally largest; light organs absent from tentacles, viscera and most of fins. Tail with vesicles, broad and extends well beyond conus of gladius. Nidamental glands absent (Ref. 104052).
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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]


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