Liocranchia reinhardti   (Steenstrup,  1856) (Squid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order:Oegopsida
Family:Cranchiidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Fusocranchia alpha Joubin, 1920
(Junior synonym)
Leachia reinhardti Steenstrup, 1856
(Senior synonym)
Liocranchia brockii Pfeffer, 1884
(Junior synonym)
Liocranchia elongata Issel, 1908
(Junior synonym)
Liocranchia intermedia Robson, 1924
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal
Prey:  Whales (Ziphius cavirostris), bony fish (Alepisaurus ferox)

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nateewathana, A (1995) New record of oceanic squids from Thai waters, the Andaman Sea Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 60 Available at - Zoological Records
  • CephBase A database driven web site on all living cephalopods Available at - http://www.cephbase.utmb.edu/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Silas, EG; Sarvesan, R and Meiyappan, MM (1985) Oceanic Squids Cephalopod bionomics, fisheries and resources of the exclusive economic zone of India Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 37 140-145 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/7028/1/Bulletin_No_37.pdf

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