Doryteuthis (Amerigo) ocula
Bigeye inshore squidMichael Vecchione and Richard E. Young
- Mantle bluntly pointed.
- Eyes very large; visible part 15 to 21% ML.
- Fin length 45 to 55% ML.
- Left ventral arm hectocotylized; modified in distal 1/3 to 1/4 but not to tip; 10 to 12 suckers in dorsal row <1/2 diameter of ventral counterparts; 2-5 suckers proximal to reduced suckers are enlarged; all modified suckers on swollen, triangular bases.
Other Names for Doryteuthis (Amerigo) ocula
- Vernacular Names: En: Bigeye inshore squid, Fr: Calmar à gros yeux, Sp: Calamar ojigrande
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National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. C. , USA
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
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