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Thomas, 1977

Body gelatinous, so transparent that a newspaper can be read through the body of a living female. Eyes very large. Ink sac and water pores reduced. Eight-11 lamellae per demibranch in females, 7-8 in males. Adult females pale orange-red. Other features as in Tremoctopus violaceus. Larvae encased by a gelatinous coating ovelayed by a very thin epidermis with Koelliker' bristles. Ends of 1st arms emerge from the coating, some 2 or 3 suckers on the middle of 1st arms are enlarged, thereafter splitting into into 2 rows. ML of females up to 33 cm.

Tremoctopus gelatus