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Family Sepiolidae

HAWAII

Euprymna scolopes  

Waikiki Aquarium

 

Juvenile, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Haleiwa, Oahu, 100 feet

HAWAIIAN BOBTAIL SQUID

Locally common on sand flats at night.  Remains partially buried during the day.  Feeds upon small shrimp.  Has light emitting organs on the underside.  Attains 2 inches.  Endemic to Hawaii.