A species that is actually benefiting from climate change with its geographic range expanding: the Bigfin Reef Squid.

The bigfin reef squid is a warm coastal water-dwelling squid. They are usually found 0 to 100 m below the water’s surface. They tend to remain close to the shoreline, near rocks and reefs. They are slightly more active during the night and will move to deeper waters or find cover during daytime. Large numbers of juveniles can often be found hiding beneath floating driftwood.

The bigfin reef squid is the most widespread species in the genus Sepioteuthis. It is found in temperate and tropical regions of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.
Their original range extends east to the Hawaiian Islands, west to the Red Sea, north to Japan, and south to Australia and New Zealand.
Bigfin Reef squids were first documented in the Gulf of İskenderun of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea in 2002, with rising temperatures in these coastal areas.
It is a Lessepsian migrant, reaching the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.

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