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Family: Histioteuthidae jewel squids, umbrella squids (See list of species below)

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18 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Histioteuthis arcturi
[Arcturus jewel squid]
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Histioteuthis atlantica
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Histioteuthis berryi
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Histioteuthis bonnellii
[Umbrella squid]
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Histioteuthis celetaria
[Elegant jewel squid]
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Histioteuthis cerasina
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Histioteuthis corona
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Histioteuthis elongata
[Elongate jewel squid]
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Histioteuthis eltaninae
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Histioteuthis heteropsis
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Histioteuthis inermis
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Histioteuthis macrohista
[Deep-webbed jewel squid]
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Histioteuthis meleagroteuthis
[Pearly jewel squid]
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Histioteuthis miranda
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Histioteuthis oceani
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Histioteuthis pacifica
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Histioteuthis reversa
[Elongate jewell squid]
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Stigmatoteuthis hoylei
[Flowervase jewel squid]
18 Species of Family Histioteuthidae
(jewel squids, umbrella squids)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Histioteuthis arcturi Arcturus jewel squid Southeast Pacific and Atl 20.4 ML
Histioteuthis atlantica Southern Ocean.
Histioteuthis berryi Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Histioteuthis bonnellii Umbrella squid Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 33 ML
Histioteuthis celetaria Elegant jewel squid Atlantic Ocean. 25.8 ML
Histioteuthis cerasina Southeast Pacific
Histioteuthis corona Atlantic Ocean 18.8 ML
Histioteuthis elongata Elongate jewel squid Northern Atlantic and the 20 ML
Histioteuthis eltaninae Southern Ocean.
Histioteuthis heteropsis Eastern Pacific.
Histioteuthis inermis Northwest Pacific.
Histioteuthis macrohista Deep-webbed jewel squid Southern Pacific and Sout 6.5 ML
Histioteuthis meleagroteuthis Pearly jewel squid Indo-West Pacific and Atl 11.4 ML
Histioteuthis miranda Indo-Pacific.
Histioteuthis oceani Central Pacific
Histioteuthis pacifica Western Indian Ocean.
Histioteuthis reversa Elongate jewell squid Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, 20 ML
Stigmatoteuthis hoylei Flowervase jewel squid Circumglobal in northern 24 ML



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