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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: Oncychoteuthidae

Oncychoteuthidae

 

Genus: Notonykia

 
Notonykia africanae Nesis, Roeleveld & Nikitina, 1998 (=Ancistroteuthis lichtensteinii of authors in part, not Férussac)
[ACM]
 
Notonykia nesisi Bolstad, 2007 (=Ancistroteuthis lichtensteinii of authors in part, not Férussac)
[FAn]
 

Genus: Onychoteuthis

 
Onychoteuthis aequimanus Gabb, 1868 (=banksii of authors not Leach)
[K.ACM]
 

Genus: Onykia

 
Onykia carriboea Lesueur, 1821
[K.C]
 
Onykia robsoni Adam, 1962
Length 90cm (mantle)
Widespread in New Zealand and sub-Antarctic waters. Most commonly between 700 and 1100 metres [ACFMAn]
 

Genus: Onykia (Moroteuthopsis)

 
Length 55cm (mantle)
Widespread in New Zealand and sub-Antarctic waters. Most commonly between 250 and 900 metres [ACFMAn]