Doryteuthis (subgenus undescribed) sanpaulensis
Sao Paulo squid
- Mantle moderately long.
- Fins rhombic, relatively long, 55% of ML (exceptionally to 65%).
- Arms moderately long.
- Sucker rings with 5 to 7 broad truncate teeth distally, smooth proximally.
- Left ventral arm hectocotylized along dista1 45% of arm length by great reduction in size of suckers in dorsal row that are set on conical to elongate thickened pedicels; suckers on ventral row normal but pedicels are slightly elongate and thickened.
- Tentacles long; clubs expanded.
- marginal suckers relatively large -- median manal suckers only about 1/3 larger than marginal suckers.
- Sucker rings with about 25 pointed, separated teeth, smaller and more widely spaced proximally.
Geographic DistributionSouthwestern Atlantic: from central Argentina to central Brazil but limits unknown.
Other Names for Doryteuthis (subgenus undescribed) sanpaulensis
- Synonymy: Loligo brasiliensis.
- Vernacular Names: En: Sao Paulo squid, Fr: Calmar de Sao Paulo, Sp: Calamar de Sao Paulo
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