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Octopods Nautilids Cuttlefishes Squids and Relatives: Cephalopoda - Physical Characteristics, Behavior And Reproduction, Cephalopods And People, Longfin Inshore Squid (loligo Pealeii): Species Accounts - GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET, CONSERVATION STATU

Animal Life ResourceMollusks, Crustaceans, and Related Species

LONGFIN INSHORE SQUID (Loligo pealeii): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
PEARLY NAUTILUS (Nautilus pompilius): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
COMMON OCTOPUS (Octopus vulgaris): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
VAMPIRE SQUID (Vampyroteuthis infernalis): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

GEOGRAPHIC RANGE

Cephalopods are found in all of the world's oceans.


HABITAT

Cephalopods are found in tide pools, on sea bottoms, and swimming in open water. They live at depths of 16,400 feet (5,000 meters) or more.


DIET

Most cephalopods prey on fishes, crustaceans, and mollusks, including other cephalopods. However, nautiluses and their relatives scavenge dead animals.


CONSERVATION STATUS

No species of cephalopods are considered threatened or endangered.

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