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.
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:
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Created: 2018-06-29 15:25:01
Last edit: 2020-04-01 13:30:25
Special thanks for the first photo of Idiosepius pygmaeus to Philippe & Guido T. Poppe,"Poppe Images", Philippines.
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