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Two-toned Pygmy Squid

Idiosepius pygmaeus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Batangas, Philippines

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

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