Author: Robson, 1932


General: Compare with Opsithoteuthis. Relatively long fins (used for robust swimming), elongate mantle and body.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Species appear to be associated with the deep ocean floor in all oceans of the world.

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.

Habitat description: Benthic, demersal.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Stephanie Bush.


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Collins, M.A. and R. Villanueva (2006). Taxonomy, Ecology and Behaviour of the Cirrate Octopods. In: Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, and J. D. M. Gordon. Taylor & Francis Group,New York, 277-322.

Citation: Grimpoteuthis (Robson, 1932) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-01-18.
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