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Opisthoteuthis agassizii

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Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2019 Southeastern U.S. Deep-sea Exploration.
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lexID:
12631 
AphiaID:
140652 
Scientific:
Opisthoteuthis agassizii 
German:
Cirruskrake 
English:
Agassiz's Flapjack Octopod 
Category:
Cefalopodi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Octopoda (Order) > Opisthoteuthidae (Family) > Opisthoteuthis (Genus) > agassizii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Verrill, 1883 
Occurrence:
Columbia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, Jamaica, Namibia, Barbados, Haiti, Panama, Guadeloupe, Anguilla, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brasile, Curacao, Dominica, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Honduras, Isole Cayman, Isole Turks e Caicos, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Martinica, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, Saint Kitts e Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, Trinidad e Tobago, USA 
Sea depth:
100 - 2249 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 18,6cm 
Temperature:
3,4°C - 9,6°C 
Food:
Copepods, Predatory, Ostracodes (seed shrimps), Isopods, Amphipods, Cozze e vongloe, Crostacei, invertebrati, Lumache, Mysis, Polpa di gambero, Tremoline 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Opisthoteuthis albatrossi
  • Opisthoteuthis borealis
  • Opisthoteuthis bruuni
  • Opisthoteuthis californiana
  • Opisthoteuthis calypso
  • Opisthoteuthis chathamensis
  • Opisthoteuthis depressa
  • Opisthoteuthis dongshaensis
  • Opisthoteuthis extensa
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-12-14 09:47:57 

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Very special thanks to NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research for this really great picture.

The Agassiz's flapjack octopod was found during dive 12 of the 2019 Southeastern U.S. Deep-sea Exploration.
The pale dots are clear windows in the skin of the funny little "Dumbo Octopus".

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