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Two-toned Pygmy Squid

Idiosepius pygmaeus


This cephalopod are very tiny, up to 2cm in size and often confused as juveniles of other cephalopods.


Idiosepius pygmaeus, also known as the Two-toned Pygmy Squid, is a species of bobtail squid native to the Indo-Pacific. It occurs in waters of the South China Sea, Japan, Philippines, Palau, Indonesia, Northern Mariana Islands, as well as northern and northeastern Australia. It inhabits shallow, inshore waters


They feeds at night time on krills and tiny shrimps as shown in Pic 1

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 15, 2013
Submitted on Mar 31, 2014

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