Common from Scandinavia to Egypt over soft and hard grounds.
•Mantle long and narrow, anterior ventral mantle margin shallowly curved.
• Tail long and pointed in adult females and very long and spike like in adult males.
• Fins rhombic, with pointed lateral angles, their posterior borders concave and extending along tail.
• Tentacles short, delicate with small, narrow clubs.
• Colour - pale grey with brown - purple spots.
Text source MarLIN
Alloteuthis Wülker, 1920
Alloteuthis subulatus (Lamarck, 1798)
Loligo media (Linnaeus, 1758) sensu Forbes & Hanley, 1853
Loligo subulata Lamarck, 1798