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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: Pholidoteuthidae

Pholidoteuthidae

 

Genus: Pholidoteuthis

 
Pholidoteuthis massyae (Pfeffer, 1912) (=boschmai Adam)
Length 60cm (mantle)
Circumglobal in subtropical to cold temperate waters. Recorded from about 50 to 450 metres [A]