Sepia adami

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Sepia adami
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
Species: S. adami
Binomial name
Sepia adami
Roeleveld, 1972

Sepia adami is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Indian Ocean. It is known only from the type locality, S 79ºE off Cape Natal. It lives at a depth of up to 99 m.[1]

Females are known to reach a mantle length of at least 59 mm.[1]

The type specimen is deposited at the South African Museum.[2]


  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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