Sepia dubia

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Sepia dubia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
S. dubia
Binomial name
Sepia dubia
Adam & Rees, 1966[2]
  • Hemisepius dubius (Adam & Rees, 1966)

Sepia dubia is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Atlantic Ocean. It is known only from the type locality, where it was caught at a depth of 25 m.[3]

S. dubia is known to grow to a mantle length of 17 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected in False Bay, South Africa (34°11′S 18°27′E / 34.183°S 18.450°E / -34.183; 18.450). It is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia dubia". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162532A910702. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162532A910702.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia dubia Adam & Rees, 1966". 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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