Chtenopteryx

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Chtenopteryx
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Cephalopoda
Subclass:Coleoidea
Order:Teuthida
Suborder:Oegopsina
Family:Chtenopterygidae
Grimpe, 1922
Genus:Chtenopteryx
Appellöf, 1890
Species

Chtenopteryx chuni
Chtenopteryx sepioloides
Chtenopteryx sicula

Chtenopteryx is a genus of small, muscular, midwater squids and is the only genus in the family Chtenopterygidae. Three species are presently recognized in the genus, but more are believed to exist.

These squids occupy tropical to subtropical waters probably at depths of 500-1000 m during the day and near-surface waters at night.

Species

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