Galiteuthis armata

Galiteuthis armata

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Galiteuthis armata

Galiteuthis armata, the armed cranch squid, is a large species of glass squid. It reaches a mantle length of 61 cm. The species is native to the Atlantic Ocean and has been recorded from Bermuda, Canada, Namibia, and Spain. Armed cranch squids often appear to have bloated bodies, short arms, with thin but muscular mantles. They also contain large buoyancy chambers.

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1. Galiteuthis armata Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galiteuthis_armata
2. Galiteuthis armata on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/163156/978168

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