Sepia faurei

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

Sepia faurei is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Indian Ocean, specifically to the east of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. It lives at depths to 168 m.[3]

Sepia faurei grows to a mantle length of 21 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected 88 km southeast of Cape Seal, South Africa (35°00′S 23°07′E / 35.000°S 23.117°E / -35.000; 23.117). It is deposited at the South African Museum in Cape Town.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia faurei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162551A914143. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162551A914143.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. ^ Finn, Julian (2016). "Sepia faurei Roeleveld, 1972". 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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