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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

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AlbertKang 9 years ago

Thanks, @SukanyaDatta :)

SukanyaDatta 9 years ago


AlbertKang 9 years ago

Thanks, @Marta :)
Most of the time, they are just around 1 cm in size.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Another tiny beauty, Albert!

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 4, 2012
Submitted on Aug 6, 2014

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