Odd bobtail squid (Heteroteuthis dispar)

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Odd bobtail squid, a small oceanic cephalopod
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Odd bobtail squid fact file

Odd bobtail squid description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassCephalopoda
OrderSepioloida
FamilySepiolidae
GenusHeteroteuthis (1)

Information on Heteroteuthis dispar is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Odd bobtail squid status

The odd bobtail squid is classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2016)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Odd bobtail squid, a small oceanic cephalopod  
Odd bobtail squid, a small oceanic cephalopod

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