Sepia elongata

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Sepia elongata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
S. elongata
Binomial name
Sepia elongata
d'Orbigny, in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1839–1842 [2]

Sepia elongata is a species of cuttlefish native to the northwestern Indian Ocean, specifically from the Red Sea to Somalia. The depth range of S. elongata is unknown.[3]

S. elongata grows to a mantle length of 97 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected near Cossier in the Red Sea. It is deposited at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia elongata ". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162522A908576. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162522A908576.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Sepia elongata d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839–1842". 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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