Euprymna Scolopes

Euprymna Scolopes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Euprymna scolopes, also known as the Hawaiian Bobtail Squid, is a species of bobtail squid in the family Sepiolidae. It is native to the central Pacific Ocean, where it occurs in shallow coastal waters off the Hawaiian Islands and Midway Island. The type specimen was collected off the Hawaiian Islands and is deposited at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.. E. scolopes grows to 30 millimetres in mantle length. Hatchlings weigh 0.005 grams and mature in 80 days. Adults weigh up to 2.67 grams. In the wild, E. scolopes feeds on species of shrimp, including Halocaridina rubra, Palaemon debilis, and Palaemon pacificus. In the laboratory, E. scolopes has been reared on a varied diet of animals, including mysids, brine shrimp, mosquitofish, prawns, and octopuses. The Hawaiian Monk Seal preys on E. scolopes in northwestern Hawaiian watersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136780933
  • 9786136780931