Long-finned squid are found in marine habitats, usually near sandy and muddy sea bottoms, but also quite often in clean, coarse sand on the ocean bottom. Loligo forbesii live in waters with a normal oceanic salinity content, usually near-shore regions with warm and rarely cool water, never very cold water.
Range depth: 10 to 500 m.
Habitat Regions: temperate ; tropical ; saltwater or marine
Aquatic Biomes: coastal