Doryteuthis (Doryteuthis) roperi
Island inshore squidMichael Vecchione and Richard E. Young
- Mantle slender
- Fin length 33-39% ML.
- Tentacles short, 14-21% ML
- Clubs with <25 transverse rows of suckers.
- Left ventral arm hectocotylized for >50% of arm length; 80% of suckers in dorsal series modified to minute size, set on broadly triangular bases.
Other Names for Doryteuthis (Doryteuthis) roperi
- Vernacular Names: En: Island inshore squid, Fr: Calmar créole, Sp: Calamar insular
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National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. C. , USA
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
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