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Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas)

Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) close up at 250 meters. Latitude 38 04 N., Longitude 123 -31 W. California, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary. 2005.
Date 25 October 2010, 11:18
Source NOAA Photo Library: sanc1686
Author Rick Starr. Credit: NOAA/CBNMS.

The Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas), also known as jumbo squid, jumbo flying squid, pota, or diablo rojo, is a large, predatory squid living in the waters of the Humboldt Current in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is the only species of the genus Dosidicus of the subfamily Ommastrephinae, family Ommastrephidae.
Order: Teuthida
Family: Ommastrephidae
Subfamily: Ommastrephinae
Genus: Dosidicus
Species: Dosidicus gigas (d'Orbigny, 1835)
Ommastrephes gigas d'Orbigny, 1835
Ommastrephes giganteus Gray, 1849
Dosidicus eschrichti Steenstrup, 1857
Dosidicus steenstrupi Pfeffer, 1884

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Scientific Name: Dosidicus gigas (D'Orbigny, 1835)
Common Names: Humboldt Squid, Jumbo Flying Squid, Jumbo Squid
Ommastrephes gigas D'Orbigny, 1835
Dosidicus eschrichtii Steenstrup, 1857
Ommastrephes giganteus D'Orbigny, 1839-1842 in FĂ©russac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Dosidicus steenstrupii Pfeffer, 1884
Sepia nigra Bosc, 1802
Sepia tunicata Molina, 1782
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