Title

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.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Heather L. Judkins

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2015

Date Issued

2015-01-01

Date Available

2015-03-06

ISSN

0740-2783

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.

Comments

Abstract only. Full-text article is available through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in American Malacological Bulletin, 33(1), 78-88. 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

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