Sepia appelloefi

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Sepia appelloefi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
S. appelloefi
Binomial name
Sepia appelloefi

Sepia appelloefi is a species of cuttlefish native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically the Tsushima Strait and waters between Kyūshū and southern Honshū, Japan. It lives at a depth of up to 350 m.[3]

S. appellofi grows to a mantle length of 90 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected near Misaki, Japan and is deposited at the Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia appellofi ". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162653A937367. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162653A937367.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ Philippe Bouchet (2018). "Sepia appelloefi Wülker, 1910". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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