Sepia tanybracheia

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

Sepia tanybracheia is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Indian Ocean. It is known only from the type locality. S. tanybracheia lives at depths of 200 to 205 m.[3]

Males grow to a mantle length of 51 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected off Western Australia (12°36′S 123°45′E / 12.600°S 123.750°E / -12.600; 123.750) and is deposited at the Museum of Victoria in Melbourne.[4]


  1. ^ Reid, A. L. (2000). "Australian cuttlefishes (Cephalopoda : Sepiidae): the 'doratosepion' species complex". Invertebrate Systematics. 14 (1): 1–76. doi:10.1071/IT98013.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia tanybracheia Reid, 2000". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Reid, A.; Jereb, P.; Roper, C. F. E. (2005). "Family Sepiidae" (PDF). In Jereb, P.; Roper, C. F. E. 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. 4(1) (2nd ed.). Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. p. 150. ISBN 92-5-105383-9.
  4. ^ Sweeney, M. J. (2001). Current classification of Recent Cephalopoda (PDF) (Report). Washington: National Museum of Natural History. Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 October 2014.

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