WoRMS taxon details

Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny [in 1834-1847], 1835)

342291  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342291)

marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny [in 1834-1847], 1835). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342291 on 2018-09-20
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2011-02-25 22:38:50Z
2016-06-11 23:30:29Z

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original description  (ofDosidicus steenstrupii Pfeffer, 1884) Pfeffer G. 1884. Die Cephalopoden des Hamburger Naturhistorischen Museums. Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften, Hamburg, 8(1): 1-30., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/70869
page(s): 20 [details]   

basis of record Wormuth J.H. (1998) Workshop deliberations on the Ommastrephidae: A brief history of their systematics and a review of the systematics, distribution, and biology of the genera Martialia Rochebrune and Mabille, 1889, Todaropsis Girard, 1890, Dosidicus Steenstrup, 1857, Hyaloteuthis Gray, 1849, and Eucleoteuthis Berry, 1916. Pp. 373-383, in: Voss N.A., M. Vecchione, R.B. Toll & M.J. Sweeney, eds (1998) Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 586: volume 1: 1-276; volume 2: 277-599.
page(s): 377 [details]   

additional source Roper, C.F.E., Nigmatullin, C. & Jereb, P. (2010). Family Ommastrephidae. In P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. pp. 269-347. , available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf
page(s): 301 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Habitat neritic to oceanic, epi- to mesopelagic [details]

Dutch reuzenpijlinktvis  [details]
English jumbo flying squid  [details]
French encornet géant  [details]
German Humboldt Kalmar  [details]