Batoteuthis

Batoteuthis

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Batoteuthis skolops

Batoteuthis skolops, the bush-club squid, is the single rare species in genus Batoteuthis, which is the only genus in family Batoteuthidae. The squid is found in Antarctic waters, and reaches a mantle length of at least 350 mm. Some features of this creature are a small head, a long tail and a very peculiar tentacle with six series of suckers on the club. The genus contains bioluminescent species.

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1. Batoteuthis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batoteuthis
2. Batoteuthis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/163108/973433

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