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This report provides a description and assessment of the squid and cuttlefish resources of Western Australia, and all of the fishing activities (i.e. fisheries / fishing sectors) affecting these resources. Encompassed are multiple species in the orders Oegopsida and Myopsida (squid or ‘calamari’) and Sepiida (cuttlefish), including; southern calamari (Sepioteuthis australis), northern calamari (Sepioteuthis lessoniana), Gould’s squid (Nototodarus gouldi), loligo squids Uroteuthis (Photololigo) spp.,giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama), broadclub cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus) and pharaoh cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis).
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Calamari, Sepioteuthis australis, Sepioteuthis lessoniana, squid fisheries, recreational, commercial, squid jigging
Aquaculture and Fisheries | Biology | Marine Biology | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Sustainability
Yeoh, D E, Johnston, D J, and Harris, D C. (2021), Squid and cuttlefish resources of Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Perth. Book 314.
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