Histioteuthis elongata (Voss & Voss, 1962)
Elongate jewel squid
Histioteuthis elongata
photo by FAO

Family:  Histioteuthidae (jewel squids, umbrella squids)
Max. size:  20 cm ML (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 500 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Northern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 09.04.06
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 18.10.17

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