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Object: Colossal squid, Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925

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Registration Number M.190318
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Family Cranchiidae
Scientific name Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925
Identified by Marshall, Bruce
Identified date 2007
Common / Maori name colossal squid, squid, marine mollusc
Country collected Antarctica
Precise locality Ross Sea
Date collected 2008
Section Molluscs
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