Abralia andamanicaKotaro Tsuchiya
- Tentacle clubs
- Two or three hooks on ventral side.
- Two rows of large suckers on dorsal side of manus.
- Left ventral arm of male hectocotylized.
- Hectocotylus with two differently sized off-set flaps.
- Eye Photophores
- Five, complex photophores: two large terminal opaque organs and three intermediate silvery organs.
- Integumental Photophores
- Ventral mantle and head with scattered arrangement of integumental organs.
- Mantle apex ("tail")
- Unusually long
Geographical distributionThis species was first described from the Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean. It is distributed widely from Sagami Bay, Central Japan through the East China Sea, and shelf waters of Southeast Asia, to the northern coast of Australia and the Indian coast.
Tokyo University of Fisheries, Konan, Minato, Tokyo
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