Sepia gibba

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Sepia gibba
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
S. gibba
Binomial name
Sepia gibba
  • Sepia lefebrei Orbigny, 1845

Sepia gibba is a species of cuttlefish native to the Red Sea. The depth range of S. gibba is unknown, although it is at least as shallow as 1 m.[3]

S. gibba grows to a mantle length of 100 mm.[3]

The type specimen was collected in the Red Sea and is deposited at the Zoologisches Museum in Berlin.[4]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepia gibba". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162558A915981. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162558A915981.en. Downloaded on 19 February 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Sepia gibba Ehrenberg, 1831". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 19 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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