Southern North Island south, circumpolar in the Southern Ocean. About 300 to 1200 metres
References and Publications
Dunning, M., Wormuth, J.H. 1998 The ommastrephid squid genus Todarodes: A review of systematics, distribution, and biology (Cephalopoda: Teuthoidea), Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (p.387)
Förch, E.C., Uozumi, Y. 1990 Discovery of a specimen of Lycoteuthis lorigera (Steenstrup, 1875) (Cephalopoda: Teuthoidea) from New Zealand and additional notes on its morphology, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 24 (p.257)
Nesis, K.N. 1987 Squids, Cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. (Translation by B.S. Levitov of original Russion version of 1982), Cephalopods of the World, T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City (p.235)
Dunning, M., Brandt, S.B. 1985 Distribution and life history of deep-water squid of commercial interest from Australia, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 36 (p.350)
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 approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island