Berry's Bobtail Squid, Humming-bird bobtail squid
Euprymna berryiis commonly referred to as Berry's Bobtail Squid, Humming-bird bobtail squid. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2592 AphiaID: 342315 Scientific: Euprymna berryi German: Berrys Stummelschwanz-Sepie English: Berry's Bobtail Squid, Humming-bird Bobtail Squid Category: Cephalopoda Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiolidae (Family) > Euprymna (Genus) > berryi (Species) Initial determination: Sasaki, 1929 Occurrence: , Hong Kong Bali, China, Corea, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lembeh Strait, Lesser Sunda Islands, Okinawa, Philippines, Raja Amat, Red Sea, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tulamben, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: - bis 125 Meter Size: 1.18" - 1.97" (3cm - 5cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Mysis, Schrimps, Zoobenthos Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Not for beginners 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: 2008-09-07 14:34:00
Last edit: 2020-12-22 17:04:04
Euprymna berryi Sasaki, 1929
Small bobtail squid, spherical body, 2 large rounded fins at the poterior end. Large eyes. A layer of iridescent cells gives to the animal a typical blue green, changing colour. A light organ exist on the belly, that hosts bioluminescnt bacteria. This species is nocturnal.
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