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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

Eucleoteuthis luminosa (Sasaki, 1915)

Classification:Cephalopoda - Coleoida - Oegopsida
Family:OMMASTREPHIDAE: OMMASTREPHINAE
Geographical Range:K.
References and Publications:
  • Wormuth, J.H. 1998: Workshop delibrations on the Ommastrephidae: A brief history of their systematics and a review of the systematics, distribution, and biology of the genera Martialia Rochebrune and Mabille, 1889, Todaropsis Girard, 1890, Dosidicus Steenstrup, 1857, Hyaloteuthis Gray, 1849, and Eucleoteuthis Berry, 1916, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (p.379)
  • Young, R.E. 1972: The Systematics and Areal Distribution of Pelagic Cephalopods from the Seas off Southern California, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 97 (p.32)