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A compilation of recent records of the giant squid, Architeuthis dux (Steenstrup, 1857) (Cephalopoda) from the Western North Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland to the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • Clyde F.E. Roper
  • Heather L. Judkins
  • Nancy A. Voss
  • Elizabeth Shea
  • Earl Dawe
  • Debi Ingrao
  • Paula L. Rothman
  • Ingrid H. Roper
SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Heather L. Judkins

Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2015
Date Issued
2015-01-01
Date Available
2015-03-06
Disciplines
Abstract

This report provides information on 28 specimens of the giant squid, Architeuthis dux (Steenstrup 1857), discovered in the western North Atlantic Ocean between Newfoundland and the Gulf of Mexico. Some specimens have been reported in the press or popular literature, but others are recorded herein for the first time. Nominal architeuthid species are provided as well as tables listing repositories of types of nominal species, and repositories of non-type specimens from the study area. An extensive list of references of pertinent regional literature is provided, and recommendations for fixation and preservation are described.

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Abstract only. Full-text article is available through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in American Malacological Bulletin, 33(1). DOI: 10.4003/006.033.0116. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.

Language
en_US
Publisher
American Malacological Society
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Citation Information
Roper, C.E.F., Judkins, H., Voss, N.A., Shea, E., Dawe, E. Ingrao, D., Rothman, P.L., & Rpoer, I.H. (2015). A compilation of recent records of the giant squid, Architeuthis dux (Steenstrup, 1857) (Cephalopoda) from the Western North Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland to the Gulf of Mexico. American Malacological Bulletin, 33(1). DOI: 10.4003/006.033.0116