Euprymna morsei   (Verrill,  1881) (Squid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order:Sepiolida
Family:Sepiolidae

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Description
Size: Max length 4.0 cm ML (male)


Synonym (s)
Euprymna similis Sasaki, 1913
(Junior synonym)
Inioteuthis morsei Verrill, 1881
(Senior synonym)
Sepiola bursa Pfeffer, 1884
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Mimika Bobtail (English)
• Japanese Bobtail Squid (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic
Predator:  Finfishes (Mustelus griseus, Triakis scyllium)

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.75) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • CephBase A database driven web site on all living cephalopods Available at - http://www.cephbase.utmb.edu/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-09-30

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