Sepia tenuipes

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Sepia tenuipes
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
S. tenuipes
Binomial name
Sepia tenuipes
Sasaki, 1929[2]

Sepia tenuipes is a species of cuttlefish native to the western Pacific Ocean. Its natural range covers the waters off eastern Honshū and the western Japan Sea to the south of Kyūshū, the East China Sea, and Korea. S. tenuipes lives at depths of 100 to 250 m.[3]

Sepia tenuipes grows to a mantle length of 105 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected off Isohama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is deposited at the University Museum of the University of Tokyo.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia tenuipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162540A912120. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162540A912120.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia tenuipes Sasaki, 1929". 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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