Notonykia nesisiK.S.R. Bolstad and Richard E. Young
N. nesisi is the second known species of Notonykia. It occurs in the southern waters of New Zealand, south of the Subtropical Convergence, and differs from N. africanae primarily in the tentacular club morphology. The largest known specimen is about 100 mm ML and is immature.
Bolstad, K.S. 2007. Systematics and distribution of the New Zealand onychoteuthid fauna (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida), including a new species, Notonykia nesisi sp. nov. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 17:305-335.
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Bolstad, K.S.R. and Richard E. Young. 2010. Notonykia nesisi http://tolweb.org/Notonykia_nesisi/108189/2010.12.23 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 23 December 2010 (under construction).