General: Very gelatinous. Chiroteuthis-like in appearance (long neck, body and fin shape) but is distinguished by subequal arms and fusion of each funnel-mantle locking apparatus. Scattered chromatophores and small eyes.
Ocean range (global): World-wide distribution in tropical to temperate seas.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Citation: Grimalditeuthis bonplandi (Verany, 1839) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Grimalditeuthis%20bonplandi%20. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-20.