Habitat and Ecology
Abralia species are small squids; some species inhabit the mesopelagic-boundary region (Young and Tsuchiya 2009). Enoploteuthids generally occur in mid-depths in the ocean and occasionally over the continental shelf (Norman 2003). They undergo diel vertical migrations, rising into the upper water column at night to feed (Norman 2003). Females spawn small eggs (0.9 and 1.5 mm in diameter depending on species, Young et al.1992) individually into gelatinous strings (Norman 2003).
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