Overview

Distribution

Range Description

The geographic distribution of this species includes the western tropical Pacific and northwestern Australia (Reid and Jereb 2005). Records exist from the Marshall Islands, the Philippines and north-west Australia (Norman and Lu 1997) and its distribution therefore probably also extends through Indonesia.
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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 hoylei 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 the threats 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
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 hoylei

Euprymna hoylei is a species of bobtail squid native to the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific, specifically the western Pacific Ocean and northwestern Australia. Little is known about the size range of this species.[1]

The type specimen was collected off the Sulu Archipelago and is deposited at the Western Australian Museum in Perth.[2]

References

  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. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda
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