First records of small-sized young giant squid Architeuthis dux from the coasts of Kyushu Island and the south-western Sea of Japan

@article{Wada2015FirstRO,
  title={First records of small-sized young giant squid Architeuthis dux from the coasts of Kyushu Island and the south-western Sea of Japan},
  author={T. Wada and T. Kubodera and M. Yamada and H. Terakado},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity Records},
  year={2015},
  volume={8}
}
  • T. Wada, T. Kubodera, +1 author H. Terakado
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Marine Biodiversity Records
  • Three individuals of small, young giant squid Architeuthis dux were caught in or near Japanese coastal waters during April–June 2013. The first occurrence of a young individual of 140.8 mm dorsal mantle length with a total weight of 44.81 g was recorded on the coast off Uchinoura, Kagoshima, Kyushu Island, southern Japan. The remaining two young individuals, both measuring 332.0 mm in dorsal mantle length with total weights of 390.63 and 356.95 g respectively, were caught on the coast off… CONTINUE READING
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