Rights: Darren Stevens, NIWA, Creative Commons 1.0 Published 17 September 2009 Size: 100 KB

Arrow squid are mostly nocturnal and feed on crustaceans, small fish and sometimes other squid. They are an important food source for the endangered yellow-eyed penguin and for a number of diving birds and large fish. They are an important species for commercial fishing companies in New Zealand.

This is a dorsal and ventral view of the New Zealand Arrow squid, Nototodarus sloanii.