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Thysanoteuthis rhombus Diamondback squid

Thysanoteuthis rhombusis commonly referred to as Diamondback squid. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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Thysanoteuthis rhombus (eggs), © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Bild vom Roten Meer


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lexID:
6291 
AphiaID:
141680 
Scientific:
Thysanoteuthis rhombus 
German:
Rhomben-Kalmar 
English:
Diamondback Squid 
Category:
Cephalopoda 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Oegopsida (Order) > Thysanoteuthidae (Family) > Thysanoteuthis (Genus) > rhombus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Troschel, 1857 
Occurrence:
Angola, Egypt, Gulf of Mexico, Indo Pacific, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Red Sea, Somalia, South-Africa, the British Isles, the Seychelles 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-26 19:51:56 

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Thysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857

The photo from Egypt shows the free-floating, tubular egg mass of Rhombuskalmars.

Thysanoteuthis rhombus is a large squid and is found throughout tropical and subtropical oceans.The Diamonds Squid lives in deep waters and comes only at night to the surface of the water to feed and reproduce.

It has rather short arms and large triangular fins that extend the full length of the mantle.It is fished commercially in Asia.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoidea (Subclass) > Decapodiformes (Superorder) > Oegopsida (Order) > Thysanoteuthidae (Family) >Thysanoteuthis (Genus)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Thysanoteuthis rhombus (eggs), © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Bild vom Roten Meer
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