Size: Maximum size to 76 mm mantle length.
General: Distinguished from subadults of other members of the genus by the small fins and few suckers on arms IV; long and decorative tail, which was first captured on video by MBARI's ROV Tiburon in the Gulf of California.
Ocean range (global): Has been described only from the waters off southern California and northern Baja California.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Citation: Planctoteuthis oligobessa (Young, 1972) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Planctoteuthis%20oligobessa. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-23.