Author: Pfeffer, 1912


General: Unlike other chiroteuthids, the subadult retains the unusual ornamented tail.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Lower mesopelagic to bathypelagic depth distribution within tropical to temperate oceans of the world.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Planctoteuthis (Pfeffer, 1912) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-06-05.
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