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Profile lexID: 6291 AphiaID: 141680 Scientific: Thysanoteuthis rhombus German: Rhomben-Kalmar English: Diamondback Squid Category: Koppotigen Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Oegopsida (Order) > Thysanoteuthidae (Family) > Thysanoteuthis (Genus) > rhombus (Species) Initial determination: Troschel, 1857 Occurrence: , the Seychelles , Madagascar , the British Isles , South-Africa , Mozambique , Indo Pacific , Red Sea , Kenya , Somalia , Mauritius , Gulf of Mexico , New Zealand Angola, Egypte, Japan Size: bis zu 100cm Temperature: 10°C - 25°C Food: Grote vissen, Krabben, Kreeftachtigen, Noordzeekrab, Vissen (kleine vissen) Difficulty: Niet geschikt voor huiskameraquaria! Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2013-10-26 19:51:56
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Thysanoteuthis rhombus Troschel, 1857
The photo from Egypt shows the free-floating, tubular egg mass of Rhombuskalmars.
Thysanoteuthis rhombus is a large squid and is found throughout tropical and subtropical oceans.The Diamonds Squid lives in deep waters and comes only at night to the surface of the water to feed and reproduce.
It has rather short arms and large triangular fins that extend the full length of the mantle.It is fished commercially in Asia.
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