Sepia vercoi

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Sepia vercoi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Species:
S. vercoi
Binomial name
Sepia vercoi
Adam, 1979[2]

Sepia vercoi is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Indian Ocean, specifically the waters off Western Australia (18°31′S 118°09′E / 18.517°S 118.150°E / -18.517; 118.150 to 25°31′S 112°29′E / 25.517°S 112.483°E / -25.517; 112.483). It lives at depths of 76 to 201 m.[3]

Both sexes of S. vercoi grow to 46 mm in mantle length.[3]

The type specimen was collected west of Shark Bay, Western Australia (25°31′S 112°29′E / 25.517°S 112.483°E / -25.517; 112.483). It is deposited at the Western Australian Museum in Perth.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia vercoi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162578A920620. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162578A920620.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia vercoi Adam, 1979". 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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