- Heteroteuthis hawaiiensis
name = "Heteroteuthis hawaiiensis"
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species = "H. hawaiiensis"
binomial = "Heteroteuthis hawaiiensis"
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"Heteroteuthis hawaiiensis" is a species of
bobtail squidnative to the central and western Pacific Ocean. It occurs in waters off Hawaii, Bonin, the Ryukyu Islands, Indonesia, and the Great Australian Bight. "H. hawaiiensis" may also be present in Banc Combein the southwestern Pacific (coord|12|14|S|177|28|W|scale:250000) at depths of 795 to 820 m.Reid, A. & P. Jereb 2005. Family Sepiolidae. "In:" P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. "Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae)". FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 153–203.]
"H. hawaiiensis" grows to approximately 30 mm in mantle length.
type specimenwas collected near Kauaiin the Hawaiian Islands. It is deposited at the National Museum of Natural Historyin Washington, D.C.. [ [http://www.mnh.si.edu/cephs/newclass.pdf Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda] ]
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