Measurements of Cirroctopus glacialis

Richard E. Young

Measurements in mm

Mantle Length 78
Eyes to web edge, sector A 140
Head width 80
Mantle width 58
Fin length 75
fin width 54
Arm I, length 200
Arm II, length 195
Arm III, length 185
Arm IV, length 175
Web sector A, depth 148
Web sector B, depth 136
Web sector C, depth 116
Web sector D, depth 92
Web sector E, depth 66
Arm I, sucker counts -/72
Arm II, sucker counts 72-69
Arm III, sucker counts 69/69
Arm IV, sucker counts 70/67


Measurements are of the holotype. Sucker counts are from O'Shea (1999). Other counts are from Robson (1930).


O'Shea, Steve. 1999. The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Octopoda (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir 112:  280pp.

Robson, G. C. (1930). Cephalopoda, I. Octopoda. Discovery Report, 2:371-401.

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