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Noun1.ommastrephes - extremely active cylindrical squid with short strong arms and large rhombic terminal finsommastrephes - extremely active cylindrical squid with short strong arms and large rhombic terminal fins
squid - widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
genus Ommastrephes - a genus of Decapoda
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Importance of weighting for multi-variable habitat suitability index model: a case study of winter-spring cohort of Ommastrephes bartramii in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.
When proboscis suckers were visible, they were checked to separate individuals of the genera Hyaloteuthis, Eucleoteuthis, and Ommastrephes (enlarged, lateral suckers on proboscis) from individuals of the genera Dosidicus and Sthenoteuthis (equalsize suckers on proboscis).
Ommastrephes bartramii gradually mature in fall and are thought to begin their spawning migration in October and November (Fig.
2010) suggest that 5 ommastrephid species are distributed along the Pacific coast of the Baja California peninsula: Dosidicus gigas (D'Orbigny, 1835), Hyaloteuthis pelagica (Bosc, 1802), Ommastrephes bartramii (Lesueur, 1821), and Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson, 1830), including Eucleoteuthis luminosa (Sasaki, 1915).
In turn, seven of the 11 genera of this family (Dosidicus, Illex, Martialia, Nototodarus, Ommastrephes, Sthenoteuthis, and Todarodes) are heavily preyed upon by top marine predators, i.
Age estimation of four oceanic squid, Ommastrephes bartramii, Dosidicus gigas, Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis, and Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda, Ommastrephidae) based on statolith microstructure.
Fishery, biology and stock assessment of Ommastrephes bartrami in the North Pacific Ocean.
In addition to the reproductive biology, the biochemical composition of the somatic tissues in the cephalopods has been studied thoroughly in a number of species, such as the cuttlefish Ommastrephes sloani (Takahashi 1960), the Newfoundland squid Illex illecebrouses (Jangaard & Ackman 1965), the small Patagonian octopus Octopus tehuelchus (Pollero & Iribarne 1988), Octopus vulgaris and O.
Variations of the life history parameters in two geographical groups of the neon flying squid, Ommastrephes bartramii, from the north Pacific.
The presence of Cd detoxification mechanisms involving MTs was suspected when considering the chromatograms of metalloproteins from the digestive gland of the squids Nototodarus gouldi, Todarodes pacificus, and Ommastrephes bartrami from the Pacific Ocean (Tanaka et al.