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First record of the giant squid Architeuthis sp. (Architeuthidae) in the Mediterranean Sea

  • María González (a1), Manuel Fernández-Casado (a2), Ma. del Pilar Rodríguez (a2), Antonio Segura (a2) and Juan Jesús Martín (a2)...
    • Published online: 01 August 2000

The stranding of a female specimen of the genus Architeuthis, a species not previously recorded in the Mediterranean Sea, is reported from the southern Spanish coast (Alboran Sea, western Mediterranean). The geographical distribution of the species is discussed.

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Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
  • ISSN: 0025-3154
  • EISSN: 1469-7769
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-the-marine-biological-association-of-the-united-kingdom
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