Enoploteuthidae


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Enoploteuthidae

[e‚näp·lə′tü·thə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A molluscan family of deep-sea squids in the class Cephalopoda.
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Squid diversity in the micronekton of the Eastern Tropical Pacific is low, with only 15 species reported from the families Enoploteuthidae, Onychoteutidae, Cranchiidae, Histioteuthidae and Ommastrephidae (Blackburn, 1968).
The most abundant families were Enoploteuthidae, Ommastrephidae, Cranchiidae and Onychoteuthidae, with slightly different values between periods (Table 2).
Statolith identification of Mediterranean Octopodidae, Sepiidae, Loliginidae, Ommastrephidae and Enoploteuthidae based on warp analyses.
Non-ommastrephid cephalopods were identified in many of the tows, most commonly as taxa in the teuthid families Enoploteuthidae, Onychoteuthidae, Gonatidae, Chtenopterygidae, Cranchiidae, and Brachioteuthidae and in the octopod genera Argonauta and Tremoctopus; all have previously been reported from the ETP (Ueyanagi and Nonaka, 1993; Vecchione, 1999).
Photophore structure and evolution within the Enoploteuthidae (Cephalopoda).