Todarodes sagittatus   (Lamarck, 1798)

European flying squid

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Cephalopoda | Teuthida | Ommastrephidae | Todarodinae
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Main reference
Schneider, W. 1990. (Ref. 417)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 75.0 cm ML male/unsexed; (Ref. 3722)

Environment
Pelagic; depth range 20 - 1947 m (Ref. 81305)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 85°N - 16°N, 55°W - 70°E (Ref. 81305)

Distribution
North and Northeast Atlantic, Barents Sea to Iceland and South to Bermuda Island, Madeira and Canary Islands to Northwest African coast and the Mediterranean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common mantle length ranges between 25 and 35 cm (Ref. 3722). In the Mediterranean Sea no individual was caught in the hauls taken above a depth of 100 m (Ref. 81305). However, studies carried out in Norwegian waters indicated that it occurs in coastal and bank areas 80-200 m and even more superficially at 20-100 m (Ref.81307). It was also observed from the North Atlantic Ridge at a depth of 1947 m (Ref. 81308) Occurs from the surface to a depth of 1000 m (Ref. 417).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High