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Two-toned Pygmy Squid - Idiosepius pygmaeus This Two-toned Pygmy Squid - Idiosepius pygmaeus is very small, less than 1 cm in size.<br />
They usually hides among coral crevices during day time and come out to hunt during early part of night time. Anilao,Batangas,Geotagged,Idiosepius pygmaeus,Philippines,Pygmy Squid,Squid,Two-toned Pygmy Squid,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Two-toned Pygmy Squid - Idiosepius pygmaeus

This Two-toned Pygmy Squid - Idiosepius pygmaeus is very small, less than 1 cm in size.
They usually hides among coral crevices during day time and come out to hunt during early part of night time.

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''Idiosepius pygmaeus'', also known as the Two-toned Pygmy Squid, is a species of bobtail squid native to the Indo-Pacific. It occurs in waters of the South China Sea, Japan, Philippines, Palau, Indonesia, Northern Mariana Islands, as well as northern and northeastern Australia. It inhabits shallow, inshore waters.

''I. pygmaeus'' weighs 0.00033 g upon hatching and increases in weight to 0.175 g as it reaches maturity in 50 days . It inhabits waters at a temperature of 25.2°C. Growth.. more

Similar species: Sepiolida
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2017. Captured Dec 30, 2016 18:23 in Mabini Circumferential Rd, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm