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Key to Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
FW =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Cephalopoda - Coleoida - Oegopsida - Family: Ommastrephidae

Ommastrephidae: Ommastrephinae

 

Genus: Eucleoteuthis

 
Eucleoteuthis luminosa (Sasaki, 1915)
[K.]
 

Genus: Hyaloteuthis

 
Hyaloteuthis pelagica (Bosc, 1802)
[A]
 

Genus: Ommastrephes

 
Ommastrephes bartramii (Lesueur, 1821)
[K.A]
 

Genus: Sthenoteuthis

 
[A]
 

Ommastrephidae: Todarodinae

 

Genus: Martialia

 
Martialia hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
[CFMAn]
 

Genus: Nototodarus

 
Nototodarus gouldi (McCoy, 1888)
Length 40cm (mantle)
Temperate to subtropical Australian waters, around New Zealand, north of the subtropical convergence. Recorded from about 50 to 700 metres, most commonly around 300 metres [AC]
 
Nototodarus sloanni (Gray, 1849)
Length 40cm (mantle)
South of the subtropical convergence on the east coast of the South Island, and east to the Chatham Islands. 30 to 800 metres. Most commonly around 300 metres [CFMAnE.]
 

Genus: Todarodes

 
[F]
 
Todarodes filippovae Adam, 1975 (=angolensis Nesis not Adam)
Length 50cm (mantle)
Southern North Island south, circumpolar in the Southern Ocean. About 300 to 1200 metres [CFMAn]