Sepia bidhaia

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Sepia bidhaia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Species:
S. bidhaia
Binomial name
Sepia bidhaia
Reid, 2000[2]

Sepia bidhaia is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically the waters off the Great Barrier Reef (17°20′S 146°41.5′E / 17.333°S 146.6917°E / -17.333; 146.6917 to 22°07′S 153°19′E / 22.117°S 153.317°E / -22.117; 153.317). It lives at a depth of between 200 and 304 m.[3]

Females of this species are slightly larger than males. They grow to a mantle length of 57 mm and 37 mm, respectively.[3]

The type specimen was collected near Queensland, Australia (17°55.8′S 146°58.2′E / 17.9300°S 146.9700°E / -17.9300; 146.9700). It is deposited at the Museum of Victoria in Melbourne.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia bidhaia". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162652A937223. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162652A937223.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Sepia bidhaia Reid, 2000". 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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