Lesser flying squid (Todaropsis eblanae)
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Recorded distribution in Britain and IrelandAll British and Irish coasts.
Global distributionEastern Atlantic; 36 degrees south to 60 degrees north including around British Isles and Mediterranean Sea; Southwest Pacific ocean off Australia; Southeast Indian Ocean off Australia.
HabitatAssociated with muddy bottoms
- Fins with anterior border more convex than posterior border.
- Head large and broad.
- Tentacular club with 4 longitudinal rows of small suckers.
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Last Updated: 06/11/2006