275). SPECIES NAME(s) ... COMMON NAMES Market squid. The genus is defined by geography and the absence of specific modifications that define other genera. Doryteuthis opalescens Picture by FAO. Loligo opalescens is fished by purse seine vessels along the coast of California from North to Southis and is one of the most important in the State of California in terms of landings and revenue. Commercial harvest of the California market squid, Doryteuthis opalescens, formerly Loligo opalescens, has caused this species to become the largest fishery in the state in the last dozen years, in terms of both tonnage and economic value.All harvest occurs on spawning aggregations. Despite these commonalities, molluscs vary widely in body form and size. English: Opalescent Inshore Squid magyar: Észak-amerikai kalmár português: Lula-da-califórnia Doryteuthis opalescens (Opalescent Inshore Squid) is a species of Cephalopods in the family inshore squids. Several species (e.g., D. pealeii, D. opalescens) are targets of substantial fisheries. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries. Opalescent Inshore Squid form shallow marine sediment s. It is a predator . Common names of Doryteuthis opalescens. Scientific name i: Doryteuthis opalescens: Taxonomy navigation › Doryteuthis. True, its common name isn’t particularly exciting. Scientific Name: Doryteuthis Opalescens Commonly Found: Eastern Pacific Ocean Length up to 28cm Description: The Opalescent Squid is a myopsid squid , which means they reside near the shore and that they have corners over their eyes. Doryteuthis (amerigo) opalescens. ... Scientific Name Doryteuthis (Amerigo) opalescens Acknowledgements C. F. E. Roper, Michael J. Sweeney and Cornelia E. Nauen. Doryteuthis species are the common inshore squids of American waters. Other general traits common to molluscs include gills, a muscular foot which is often used to attach to substrates, and a rough tongue-like structure called a radula. 1984. Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology Pelagic; depth range 20 - 180 m (Ref. n = 20 See Market names. ... Doryteuthis (Amerigo) opalescens (Berry 1911). Market Squid (Doryteuthis opalescens) Wikimedia Commons. Terminal (leaf) node. Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS Cephalopoda | Teuthida | Loliginidae. Doryteuthis (Amerigo) opalescens (Berry, 1911) ... Common names: Californische pijlinktvis, calmar opale, opalescent inshore squid, Schließaugenkalmar Environments: marine, freshwater, terrestrial: report issue to mapper. Doryteuthis opalescens (Berry, 1911) homotypic synonym: Loligo opalescens. Doryteuthis opalescens Taxonomy ID: 1051066 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1051066) current name. 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