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Table 3 Comparison with other bobtail squid species for which laboratory observations exist

From: Spawning strategy in Atlantic bobtail squid Sepiola atlantica (Cephalopoda: Sepiolidae)

Species Egg volume (mm3) Actual fecundity Spawning duration (days) Reference
Sepiola atlantica 22.20–246.72 31–115 2–20 Present study
Sepiola affinis 29.53 25–349 1–61 Boletzky (1975), Gabel-Deickert (1995)
Sepiola rondeleti 302 31 Gabel-Deickert (1995)
Sepiola intermedia 47–184 1–15 Gabel-Deickert (1995)
Sepietta obscura 428 15 Gabel-Deickert (1995)
Sepietta sp. 130.00 233 13 Gabel-Deickert (1995)
Sepietta oweniana 76–428 2–21 Gabel-Deickert (1995), Bergström and Summers (1983), Bello and Deickert (2003)
Euprymna hyllebergi 108–464 40–60 Nabhitabhata et al. (2005)
Euprymna tasmanica 100–146 N/D Norman and Lu (1997)