Todaropsis eblanae   (Ball, 1841)

lesser flying squid

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Cephalopoda | Teuthida | Ommastrephidae | Todarodinae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthopelagic; depth range 20 - 700 m (Ref. 275).  Tropical; 9°C - 18°C (Ref. 417); 66°N - 44°S, 18°W - 155°E (Ref. 107083)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 18.8, range 20 - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm ML male/unsexed; (Ref. 275); 27 cm ML (female); common length : 13.0 cm ML male/unsexed; (Ref. 275); common length :20 cm ML (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Neritic. Found near the bottom of continental shelf and slope. Voracious opportunistic predator (Ref. 90638). Feeds on teleosts, crustaceans, squids and gastropods (Ref. 107051). Two main spawning seasons, during spring and autumn-winter (Ref. 2465).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Two main spawning seasons, during spring and autumn-winter.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Schneider, W. 1990. (Ref. 417)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.2 - 21, mean 11.3 (based on 776 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium