Author: Pfeffer, 1912


General: Both arms IV strongly hectocotylized in males.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Demersal squid found sitting on or swimming near the ocean floor on continental or island shelves and slopes.

Ocean range (global): The three recognized species are found only in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Dunning, M.C. and E.C. Förch (1998). A review of the systematics, distribution and biology of arrow squids of the genus Nototodarus Pfeffer, 1912 (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae). In: Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods, edited by Voss, N.A., M. Vecchione, R.B. Toll, and M.J. Sweeney. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 586(2): pp. 393-404.

Citation: Nototodarus (Pfeffer, 1912) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-06-23.
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