genus Argonauta


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Noun1.genus Argonauta - type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilusgenus Argonauta - type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilus
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Argonautidae, family Argonautidae - represented solely by the genus Argonauta
Argonauta argo, paper nautilus, nautilus, Argonaut - cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells
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Members of the Ommastrephidae family undertake nightly vertical migrations toward the surface to feed (Markaida-Aburto, 2001), whereas members of the genus Argonauta are mostly epipelagic species that feed primarily during the day (Nesis, 1977).