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Sepietta oweniana (Common Bobtail)

Synonyms: Sepietta petersii; Sepiola oweniana; Sepiola scandica

Wikipedia Abstract

Sepietta oweniana, also known as the Common Bobtail, is a species of bobtail squid native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Specifically, its natural range strecthes from Norway to the Faroe Islands; Morocco and the Madeira Islands south toMauritania; and in the Mediterranean it is present in the Ligurian Sea, Strait of Sicily, Aegean Sea, Adriatic Sea, Sea of Marmara, and Levantine Sea. A single record exists from Visakhapatam in the Indian Ocean.
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Prey / Diet

Crangon crangon (common shrimp)[1]
Palaemon elegans (rockpool prawn)[1]
Pasiphaea sivado (white glass shrimp)[1]
Praunus flexuosus (chameleon shrimp)[1]
Praunus inermis[1]


Aristaeomorpha foliacea (giant gamba prawn)[1]
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)[1]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[1]
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)[1]
Illex coindetii (southern shortfin squid)[1]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[1]
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)[1]
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)[1]
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)[1]


Parasitized by 
Dicyema macrocephalum[2]
Dicyema rondeletiolae[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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