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Family: Loliginidae inshore squids (See list of species below)

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42 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Aestuariolus noctiluca
[luminous bay squid]
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Afrololigo mercatoris
[Guinean thumbstall]
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Alloteuthis africana
[African squid]
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Alloteuthis media
[]


Alloteuthis subulata
[European common squid]


Doryteuthis gahi
[Patagonian squid]
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Doryteuthis ocula
[bigeye inshore squid]


Doryteuthis opalescens
[opalescent inshore squid]


Doryteuthis pealeii
[longfin inshore squid]


Doryteuthis pleii
[slender inshore squid]
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Doryteuthis roperi
[island inshore squid]
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Doryteuthis sanpaulensis
[Sao Paulo squid]
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Doryteuthis surinamensis
[Surinam squid]
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Heterololigo bleekeri
[spear squid]


Loligo forbesii
[veined squid]


Loligo media
[midsize squid]


Loligo vulgaris
[European squid]
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Loliolus affinis
[Steenstrup's bay squid]
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Loliolus beka
[beka squid]
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Loliolus hardwickei
[]


Loliolus japonica
[Japanese squid]
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Loliolus sumatrensis
[kobi squid]
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Loliolus uyii
[little squid]
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Lolliguncula argus
[]
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Lolliguncula brevis
[Western Atlantic brief squid]
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Lolliguncula diomedeae
[dart squid]
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Lolliguncula panamensis
[Panama brief squid]
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Pickfordiateuthis bayeri
[]
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Pickfordiateuthis pulchella
[grass squid]
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Pickfordiateuthis vossi
[]


Sepioteuthis australis
[southern reef squid]


Sepioteuthis lessoniana
[bigfin reef squid]
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Sepioteuthis loliginiformis
[]
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Sepioteuthis sepioidea
[Caribbean reef squid]
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Uroteuthis abulati
[]
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Uroteuthis arabica
[]
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Uroteuthis bartschi
[Bartsch's squid]


Uroteuthis chinensis
[mitre squid]


Uroteuthis duvaucelii
[Indian squid]


Uroteuthis edulis
[swordtip squid]
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Uroteuthis sibogae
[Siboga squid]
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Uroteuthis singhalensis
[long barrel squid]
42 Species of Family Loliginidae
(inshore squids)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aestuariolus noctiluca luminous bay squid Indo-West Pacific
Afrololigo mercatoris Guinean thumbstall Eastern Atlantic 5 ML
Alloteuthis africana African squid Eastern Atlantic 20.5 ML
Alloteuthis media Eastern Atlantic and the 13.2 ML
Alloteuthis subulata European common squid Eastern Atlantic and the 21 ML
Doryteuthis gahi Patagonian squid Southeast Pacific and Sou 28 ML
Doryteuthis ocula bigeye inshore squid Northwest Atlantic (Ref. 13 ML
Doryteuthis opalescens opalescent inshore squid Eastern Pacific and North 19 ML
Doryteuthis pealeii longfin inshore squid Western Atlantic. 50 ML
Doryteuthis pleii slender inshore squid Western Atlantic. 35 ML
Doryteuthis roperi island inshore squid Western Atlantic. 7.19999980926514 ML
Doryteuthis sanpaulensis Sao Paulo squid Western Atlantic. 16 ML
Doryteuthis surinamensis Surinam squid Western Central Atlantic. 12 ML
Heterololigo bleekeri spear squid Northwest Pacific. 40 ML
Loligo forbesii veined squid Eastern Atlantic, the Med 90 ML
Loligo media midsize squid Eastern Atlantic and the 12 ML
Loligo vulgaris European squid Atlantic and the Mediterr 42 ML
Loliolus affinis Steenstrup's bay squid Indo-West Pacific.
Loliolus beka beka squid Indo-West Pacific 7 ML
Loliolus hardwickei Indo-West Pacific
Loliolus japonica Japanese squid Indo-West Pacific. 12 ML
Loliolus sumatrensis kobi squid Indo-West Pacific 10 ML
Loliolus uyii little squid Indo-West Pacific. 10 ML
Lolliguncula argus Eastern Pacific
Lolliguncula brevis Western Atlantic brief squid Atlantic Ocean. 12 ML
Lolliguncula diomedeae dart squid Eastern Pacific. 11.5 ML
Lolliguncula panamensis Panama brief squid Eastern Pacific. 11 ML
Pickfordiateuthis bayeri Western Atlantic.
Pickfordiateuthis pulchella grass squid Western Atlantic.
Pickfordiateuthis vossi Eastern Central Pacific.
Sepioteuthis australis southern reef squid Indo-West Pacific. 38 ML
Sepioteuthis lessoniana bigfin reef squid Indo-Pacific 36 ML
Sepioteuthis loliginiformis Western Indian Ocean.
Sepioteuthis sepioidea Caribbean reef squid Western Atlantic 20 ML
Uroteuthis abulati Western Indian Ocean.
Uroteuthis arabica Western Indian Ocean.
Uroteuthis bartschi Bartsch's squid Indo-Pacific. 20 ML
Uroteuthis chinensis mitre squid Indo-West Pacific. 30 ML
Uroteuthis duvaucelii Indian squid Indo-West Pacific 29 ML
Uroteuthis edulis swordtip squid Indo-Pacific. Tropical t 40 ML
Uroteuthis sibogae Siboga squid Indo-West Pacific. 16 ML
Uroteuthis singhalensis long barrel squid Indo-West Pacific. 50 ML



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