Sepia subtenuipes

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Sepia subtenuipes
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
S. subtenuipes
Binomial name
Sepia subtenuipes

Sepia subtenuipes is a species of cuttlefish native to the western Pacific Ocean, specifically the East China Sea and the Kii Channel in southwestern Japan. It lives at depths of 90 to 300 m.[3]

Sepia subtenuipes grows to a mantle length of 94 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected off the coast of Japan and is deposited at the National Science Museum in Tokyo.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia subtenuipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162640A934582. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162640A934582.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia subtenuipes Okutani & Horikawa [in Okutani, Tagawa & Horikawa], 1987". 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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