Histioteuthidae

Histioteuthidae

[‚his·tē·ō′tü·thə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of cephalopod mollusks containing several species of squids.
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2006b) as well as a high diversity of truly deep-sea fin-fish (families Synaphobranchidae, Macrouridae, Trachichthyidae, Berycidae, Astronesthidae, Oreosomatidae, lpnopidae, Alepocephalidae, Ophidiidae and others), elasmobranches (families Rajidae, Scyliorhinidae), holocephalids (family Chimaeridae), and cephalopods (family Histioteuthidae, subfamily Bathypolipodinae).
The diet of lancetfish consists of pelagic crustaceans (Hyperiidae, Portunidae, Amphipoda), cephalopods of the families Onychoteuthidae, some Ommastrephidae (Ornithoteuthis volatilis), Cirroteuthidae, Octopodidae, Argonautidae, Cranchiidae, Histioteuthidae, Bathyteuthidae, and mesopelagic fishes (Sternoptyx diaphana, Paralepis elongata, Omosudis lowei, A.