Sepia ivanovi

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Sepia ivanovi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
S. Sepia ivanovi
Binomial name
Sepia Sepia ivanovi
Khromov, 1982[2]

Sepia ivanovi is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Indian Ocean, probably throughout southeast Africa, including Kenya, Mozambique, to the mouth of the Zambezi River. It lives at depths to 50 m.[3]

S. ivanovi grows to a mantle length of 70 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected near Mombasa, Kenya (04°03′S 40°00′E / 4.050°S 40.000°E / -4.050; 40.000). It is deposited at the Zoological Museum in Moscow.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia ivanovi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162590A923595. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162590A923595.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia ivanovi Khromov, 1982". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 15 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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