Sepia angulata

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Sepia angulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Sepia
Species: S. angulata
Binomial name
Sepia angulata
Roeleveld, 1972

Sepia angulata is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Atlantic Ocean, from Bloubergstrand (33°48′S 18°27′E / 33.800°S 18.450°E / -33.800; 18.450) to Still Bay (34°23′S 21°25′E / 34.383°S 21.417°E / -34.383; 21.417). It is known only from cuttlebones.[1] The validity of S. angulata has been questioned.[2]

Cuttlebones of this species are up to 75 mm in length.[1]

The type specimen was collected near Bloubergstrand, South Africa (33°48′S 18°27′E / 33.800°S 18.450°E / -33.800; 18.450) and is deposited at the South African Museum.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reid, A., P. Jereb, & C.F.E. Roper 2005. Family Sepiidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 57–152.
  2. ^ a b Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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