Overview

Distribution

Range Description

The geographic and depth distribution of Euprymna penares is unknown (Reid and Jereb 2005). It was originally described from Singapore and hence is probably also found off some coasts of Malaysia and Indonesia. However, the extent of its range through the Indo-Pacific region is unknown.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Members of the subfamily Sepiolinae are bottom living species that typically bury in soft sediments during the day, and emerge at night to feed (Norman 2003).

Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
Barratt, I. & Allcock, L.

Reviewer/s
Reid, A., Rogers, Alex & Bohm, M.

Contributor/s
Herdson, R. & Duncan, C.

Justification
Euprymna penares has been assessed as Data Deficient due to the persistence of taxonomic problems in the delineation of species in this genus making it impossible to determine whether it is threatened on a global scale.
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Population

Population
The population size of this species is unknown.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are unknown.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Further research is required to resolve taxonomic uncertainties and determine population trends and life history patterns of this species.
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Wikipedia

Euprymna penares

Euprymna penares is a species of bobtail squid native to waters of the Indo-Pacific; its exact distribution is unknown. Little is known about the size range of this species.[1]

The type specimen was collected off Singapore and is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.[2]

The validity of E. penares has been questioned.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reid, A. & P. Jereb 2005. Family Sepiolidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 153–203.
  2. ^ a b Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda
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