Planctoteuthis oligobessa

Author: Young, 1972


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.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Has been described only from the waters off southern California and northern Baja California.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia 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/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-23.
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