Taxon profile


Southern Shortfin Squid
Illex coindetii (Vérany, 1839)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Ommastrephidae - squids »  genus Illex

Scientific synonyms

Loligo coindetii Vérany, 1839
Illex illecebrosus coindeti Pfeffer, 1912
Illex coindeti (Vérany, 1839)
Loligo brogniartii Blainville, 1823
Loligo pillae Vérany, 1851
Loligo sagittata Vérany, 1851
Todaropsis veranyi Jatta, 1896

Other names

= Broadtail Shortfin Squid

Least Concern LC

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Illex coindetii (Vérany, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Illex coindeti (VERANY, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Illex coindetii (Vérany, 1839)]

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