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Idiosepius pygmaeus Two-tone Pygmy Squid, Bobtail Squid, Tropical Pygmy Squid, Pygmy Cuttlefish., Pygmy Squid

Idiosepius pygmaeusis commonly referred to as Two-tone Pygmy Squid, Bobtail Squid, Tropical Pygmy Squid, Pygmy Cuttlefish., Pygmy Squid. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Rickard Zerpe, Schweden

Tropical Pygmy Squid (Idiosepius pygmaeus), 2018


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lexID:
11600 
AphiaID:
342345 
Scientific:
Idiosepius pygmaeus 
German:
Tropischer Zwergkalmar 
English:
Two-tone Pygmy Squid, Bobtail Squid, Tropical Pygmy Squid, Pygmy Cuttlefish., Pygmy Squid 
Category:
Cephalopoda 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > [unassigned] Decapodiformes (Order) > Idiosepiidae (Family) > Idiosepius (Genus) > pygmaeus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Steenstrup, 1881 
Occurrence:
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, North Pacific (Ocean), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, South-Pazific, Sulu Sea , Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 0.79" (2 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Predatory, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-01 13:30:25 

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Special thanks for the first photo of Idiosepius pygmaeus to Philippe & Guido T. Poppe,"Poppe Images", Philippines.

External links

  1. Diverosa (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Guido & Philippe Poppe (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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