Sepia appellofi

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Sepia appellofi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
Species: S. appellofi
Binomial name
Sepia appellofi
Wülker, 1910

Sepia appellofi is a species of cuttlefish native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically the Tsushima Strait and waters between Kyūshū and southern Honshū, Japan. It lives at a depth of up to 350 m.[1]

S. appellofi grows to a mantle length of 90 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected near Misaki, Japan and is deposited at the Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen.[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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