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Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)

Synonyms: Loligo forbesi; Loligo fusus; Loligo moulinsi

Wikipedia Abstract

Loligo forbesii (sometimes erroneously spelled forbesi), known commonly as the veined squid and long-finned squid, is a commercially important species of squid in the family Loliginidae, the pencil squids.
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Diet [1]  Carnivore
Water Biome [1]  Coastal

Prey / Diet

Alloteuthis subulata (European Common Squid)[2]
Ammodytes marinus (sand eel)[3]
Aphia minuta (Transparent goby)[2]
Argentina sphyraena (Lesser silver smelt)[2]
Callionymus lyra (european dragonet)[2]
Capros aper (cuckoofish)[2]
Cepola macrophthalma (Red bandfish)[2]
Clupea harengus (Yawling)[3]
Eledone cirrhosa (Curled octopus)[2]
Gymnammodytes semisquamatus (smoothed sandeel)[2]
Hyperoplus lanceolatus (greater sand eel)[3]
Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)[2]
Loligo vulgaris (European Squid)[2]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[2]
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)[2]
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)[2]
Octopus vulgaris (common octopus)[2]
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)[2]
Sardina pilchardus (European pilchard)[2]
Sprattus sprattus (Whitebait)[3]
Trachurus picturatus (Scad)[2]
Trachurus trachurus (Scad)[2]


Echiichthys vipera (Lesser weever)[3]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[3]
Illex coindetii (southern shortfin squid)[3]
Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)[2]
Loligo vulgaris (European Squid)[3]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[3]
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)[3]
Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale)[2]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[3]
Raja brachyura (Blond ray)[4]
Synodus saurus (Atlantic lizardfish)[3]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
3Jorrit 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.
4Diet comparison of four ray species (Raja clavata, Raja brachyura, Raja montagui and Leucoraja naevus) caught along the Portuguese continental shelf, Inês Farias, Ivone Figueiredo, Teresa Moura, Leonel Serrano Gordo, Ana Neves and Bárbara Serra-Pereira, Aquat. Living Resour. 19, 105–114 (2006)
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