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Architeuthis dux   Steenstrup, 1860

Atlantic giant squid

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Architeuthis dux   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Cephalopoda | Teuthida | Architeuthidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1,737 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 99323); max. published weight: 220.0 kg (Ref. 101089)

Environment
Bathypelagic; depth range 200 - 1000 m (Ref. 101089)

Climate / Range
Deep-water

Distribution
Cosmopolitan.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shallow depth range of 200 m from Ref. 843. Also found in continental shelf (Ref. 110525). During copulation, male injects its sperm directly into the arms of females (Ref. 101081). Females spawn only once and die after (Ref. 101089).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium