Dwarf Bobtail

Order: 
Cephalopoda
Family: 
Sepiolidae

Marine cephalopod mollusc. Short body and cup-shaped, with 2 retractable tentacles. Reddish coloration on live specimens. It can measure up to 6 cm.

International Designations

Italy: 
Seppiola
Portugal: 
Chopo
UK: 
Dwarf Bobtail
China: 
伦氏耳乌贼
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
Purse seines
FAO code: 
CTR
Scientific name: 
Sepiola rondeleti
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea