Family Architeuthidae - giant squids

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Cephalopoda
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : No
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Author: Ref. 346. The family is monotypic, consequently diagnostic characters, habitat, biology and interest to fisheries coincide with those of the genus (Ref. 104052). Reach maturity at large sizes to 2000 mm mantle length; mesopelagic in oceanic waters (Ref. 346).
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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]


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