Sepia reesi

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Sepia reesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Rhombosepion
Species: S. reesi
Binomial name
Sepia reesi
Adam, 1979

Sepia reesi is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Indian Ocean. Cuttlebone of this species known only from the type locality.[1]

S. reesi grows to a mantle length of 45 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected in Salmon Bay, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. It is deposited at the Western Australian Museum in Perth.[2]

The specific epithet reesi honours British researcher William James Rees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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