PYGMY SQUID

Idiosepius sp.
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Smallest known species of all squids and cuttlefish. They have a special organ on their mantle that helps them attach to things like seagrass. Lays its eggs on the undersides of seagrasses. They feed on crustaceans including amphipods as large as themselves.
Frequency of sightings:
Rare
Best time of year:
All year round
Remarks:
Size up to 1.5 cm
Divesites seen at:
Hairball 1, Jahir, Jahir 2, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Nudi Falls, TK 1
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Invertebrate
Mollusks
Cephalopod
Squid
- Bigfin reef squid
- Bobtail squid
- Pygmy squid
- Tropical bottletail squid

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