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Pacific Bobtail squid
Image ID: 29348
Common Name: Pacific Bobtail squid
Scientific Name: Sepioloidea pacifica
Location: Otago shelf, New Zealand
Description: During the day, bobtail squids lie buried in the sand, waiting for night when they will leave the bottom and hunt plankton in mid-water.
Keywords: Pacific bobtail squid, Sepioloidea pacifica, New Zealand, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoidea, Decapodiformes, Sepiida, Sepiadariidae, predator, camouflage, head, eyes,
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