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Mastigoteuthis famelica: Measurements

Richard E. Young
Squid Neotype    
Sex Immature female Immature female Immature male
Mantle length (incl. tail) 241 140 180
Length of muscular mantle 125    
Mantle width 39    
Tail length 25    
Fin length 135    
Fin width 113    
Head length* 25    
Head width 30    
Eye diameter 20    
Eyelid photophore length / width 2.0 / 0.6   4.2 / 3.0
Arm I Length: L / R 71 / 75    
Arm II Length 103 / 102    
Arm III Length 94 / 93    
Arm IV Length 163 / 154
Arm II sucker diameter 1.7
Arm III sucker number ca. 128
Arm IV sucker number ca. 93
Tentacle Length 350 / 368
Club Length 150 / 143
Club sucker diameter 0.36 mm
*Measured from occipital crest to anterior fusion of the muscles of arms I.
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