Taxon profile


European Flying Squid
Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)

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

Scientific synonyms

Todarodes sagittatus sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Ommatostrephes sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Ommastrephes sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Loligo sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Todarus sagittatus Steenstrup, 1856
Loligo todarus Vérany, 1851

Other names

= Flying Squid

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823 - Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [163189]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Todarodes sagittatus (LAMARCK, 1799)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Todarus sagittatus Steenstrup, 1856]
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 Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)]

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