Firefly squid

Watasenia scintillans

The firefly squid, ''Watasenia scintillans'', also known as the sparkling enope squid, is a species of squid in the family Enoploteuthidae. It is the sole species in the genus ''Watasenia''.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassCephalopoda
OrderOegopsida
FamilyEnoploteuthidae
GenusWatasenia
SpeciesW. scintillans
Photographed in
Japan