Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Euprymna albatrossae occurs off the Philippines (Reid and Jereb 2005). Its depth distribution range is unknown (Reid and Jereb 2005).
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Euprymna albatrossae Voss, 1962
Catalog Number: USNM 575331
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
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Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Catanduanes Island, Cabugao Bay Anchorage, Catanduanes, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Voss, G. 1962. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 75: 171-172.
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Paratype for Euprymna albatrossae Voss, 1962
Catalog Number: USNM 575332
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male; female;
Preparation: Isopropyl Alcohol
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Catanduanes Island, Cabugao Bay, Anchorage, Catanduanes, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Paratype: Voss, G. 1962. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 75: 171-172.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species attains a mantle length of up to 24mm (Reid and Jereb 2005). 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 albatrossae 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 there are any threats negatively impacting this species.
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Population

Population
The population size of this species is unknown.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Threats to this species are unknown.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Research is required to provide taxonomic clarity for this species. Further research is also recommended regarding the population trends, distribution and life history patterns of this species.
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Wikipedia

Euprymna albatrossae

Euprymna albatrossae is a species of bobtail squid native to the western Pacific Ocean off the Philippines and Japan.[1][2] The depth range of E. albatrossae is unknown. The type specimens were collected using a nightlight.[3]

E. albatrossae grows to 24 mm (0.94 in) in mantle length.[3]

The type specimen was collected off the Philippines and is deposited at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C..[4]

References

  1. ^ Latitude and Longitude Data for Euprymna albatrossae
  2. ^ Countries' Exclusive Economic Zones with Euprymna albatrossae
  3. ^ a b 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.
  4. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda
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