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Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen (1984). FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol 3: 277 p.
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Roper, C. F. E.; Sweeney, M. J.; Nauen, C. E.
1984
FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries
FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol
3: 277
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis dofleini (Pfeffer, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStigmatoteuthis dofleini Pfeffer, 1912 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUroteuthis (Photololigo) duvaucelii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo forbesii Steenstrup, 1856 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo reynaudii d'Orbigny [in Ferussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus defilippi Vérany, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus membranaceus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (additional source)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartramii (Lesueur, 1821) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes pteropus Steenstrup, 1855 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenoteuthis pteropus (Steenstrup, 1855) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrnithoteuthis volatilis (Sasaki, 1915) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia arabica Massy, 1916 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia murrayi Adam & Rees, 1966 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia pharaonis Ehrenberg, 1831 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia savignyi Blainville, 1827 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia trygonina (Rochebrune, 1884) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiella inermis (Van Hasselt [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepioteuthis lessoniana Férussac [in Lesson], 1831 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaningia danae Joubin, 1931 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 (additional source)
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Aldabra for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaningia danae Joubin, 1931 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 
Comores for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes pteropus Steenstrup, 1855 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaningia danae Joubin, 1931 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo forbesii Steenstrup, 1856  (doubtful)
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo forbesii Steenstrup, 1856 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia pharaonis Ehrenberg, 1831 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia savignyi Blainville, 1827 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia trygonina (Rochebrune, 1884) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiella inermis (Van Hasselt [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepioteuthis lessoniana Férussac [in Lesson], 1831 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 
Kenya for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832  (doubtful)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis dofleini (Pfeffer, 1912) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 
Madagascar for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832  (doubtful)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 
Mauritius for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo reynaudii d'Orbigny [in Ferussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 
Mozambique for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes pteropus Steenstrup, 1855 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrnithoteuthis volatilis (Sasaki, 1915) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857 
Mozambique for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTodarodes sagittatus angolensis Adam, 1962 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo forbesii Steenstrup, 1856 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAngola flying squid for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTodarodes sagittatus angolensis Adam, 1962
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbig blue octopus for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigfin reef squid for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepioteuthis lessoniana Férussac [in Lesson], 1831
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBroadback cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia savignyi Blainville, 1827
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBroadclub cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia latimanus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon clubhook squid for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoteuthis banksii (Leach, 1817)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon octopus for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDana octopus squid for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaningia danae Joubin, 1931
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordiamondback squid for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflowervase jewell squid [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistioteuthis dofleini (Pfeffer, 1912)
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFrog cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia murrayi Adam & Rees, 1966
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreater Argonaut for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHooded cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia prashadi Winckworth, 1936
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian squid [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo duvaucelii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorneon flying squid [from synonym] for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes bartrami (Le sueur, 1821)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorold woman octopus for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororangeback flying squid [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmastrephes pteropus Steenstrup, 1855
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaper nautilus for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharaoh cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia pharaonis Ehrenberg, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpleback flying squid [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymplectoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson [in 1830-1831], 1830)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandbird octopus [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshiny bird squid for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrnithoteuthis volatilis (Sasaki, 1915)
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpineless cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiella inermis (Van Hasselt [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835)
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrident cuttlefish for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia trygonina (Rochebrune, 1884)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorveined squid [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoligo forbesi Steenstrup, 1857
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwebfoot octopus [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-spotted octopus [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Body elongate, narrow, bluntly pointed posteriorly, the mantle extending dorsally to level with the eyes. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Mantle conical, relatively thick-walled skin of whole body covered with thickly spaced, low, fleshy papillae; ventral ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Mantle globular, as wide as long; surface of mantle, head, arms, and web covered with conspicuous, closely-set, ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Tentacular clubs half-moon-shaped, their protective membranes fused at base, completely surrounding sucker-bearing ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Family name Octopididae in (Vine, P.)  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Mantle elongate, oval. [details]