WoRMS taxon details

Illex illecebrosus (Lesueur, 1821)

153087  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153087)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lesueur C. A. (1821). Descriptions of several new species of cuttlefish. <i>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2</i>: 86-101, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26373584
page(s): 95 [details]   

(ofLoligo illecebrosa Lesueur, 1821) Lesueur C. A. (1821). Descriptions of several new species of cuttlefish. <i>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2</i>: 86-101, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26373584
page(s): 95 [details]   
Distribution western Atlantic from the Straits of Florida to Greenland and Iceland and extends eastward to the British Isles  
Distribution western Atlantic from the Straits of Florida to Greenland and Iceland and extends eastward to the British Isles [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Illex illecebrosus (Lesueur, 1821). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153087 on 2018-10-23
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2005-04-14 07:47:17Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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original description Lesueur C. A. (1821). Descriptions of several new species of cuttlefish. <i>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2</i>: 86-101, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26373584
page(s): 95 [details]   

original description  (ofLoligo illecebrosa Lesueur, 1821) Lesueur C. A. (1821). Descriptions of several new species of cuttlefish. <i>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2</i>: 86-101, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26373584
page(s): 95 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Roper C.F.E., Lu C.C. & Vecchione M. (1998) A revision of the systematics and distribution of <i>Illex</i> species (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae). Pp. 405-423, in: Voss N.A., M. Vecchione, R.B. Toll & M.J. Sweeney, eds (1998) Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 586: volume 1: 1-276; volume 2: 277-599.
page(s): 408 [details]   

additional source Roper, C.F.E., Nigmatullin, C. & Jereb, P. (2010). Family Ommastrephidae. <i>In</i> P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids</i>. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. <em>pp. 269-347.</em> , available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf
page(s): 280 [details]   

additional source Vechione, M., C.F.E. Roper and M.J. Sweeney. 1989. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States. Mollusca: Cephalopoda. NOAA Technical Report. NMFS 73. 23 p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet fish, crustaceans, and smaller squid [details]

Dimensions maximum size of about 350 mm ML [details]

Distribution western Atlantic from the Straits of Florida to Greenland and Iceland and extends eastward to the British Isles [details]

Habitat neritic to oceanic, epi- to mesopelagic [details]

Habitat epipelagic [details]

Importance important to commercial fisheries [details]

Predators marine mammals, birds, fish [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate. Fertilization is internal but eggs are laid in large communal clusters [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch kortvinpijlinktvis  [details]
English northern shortfin squid  [details]
French encornet rouge nordique  [details]
German nördlicher Kurzflossenkalmar  [details]