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Onychoteuthis borealijaponica (Boreal Clubhook Squid)

Wikipedia Abstract

Onychoteuthis borealijaponica, the boreal clubhook squid, is a species of squid in the family Onychoteuthidae. It is the largest member of the genus Onychoteuthis, reaching a mantle length of 30 cm in males and 37 cm in females. Maturity is reached at 250 mm for males, and 300–350 mm in females. There are 24–27 hooks on each club. It is a pelagic species native to the North Pacific, although it migrates into Subantarctic waters during the summer.
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Prey / Diet

Onychoteuthis borealijaponica (Boreal Clubhook Squid)[1]


Berardius bairdii (Baird's Beaked Whale)[1]
Callorhinus ursinus (Northern Fur Seal)[1]
Chlamydoselachus anguineus (Silk shark)[1]
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[1]
Globicephala macrorhynchus (Short-finned Pilot Whale)[1]
Indopacetus pacificus (Tropical Bottlenose Whale)[1]
Ommastrephes bartramii (red flying squid)[1]
Onychoteuthis borealijaponica (Boreal Clubhook Squid)[1]
Phoebastria nigripes (Black-footed Albatross)[2]
Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin-tuna)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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