Loliolus japonica (Hoyle, 1885)
Japanese squid
photo by FAO

Family:  Loliginidae (inshore squids)
Max. size:  12 cm ML (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 1 - 30 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Maximum depth from Ref. 106973. Most abundant in shallow waters. Spawning occurs in summer and autumn at depths between 1 and 10 m (Ref. 97142).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 July 2015 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 15.02.18

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