Sepia dubia

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Sepia dubia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Hemisepius
Species: S. dubia
Binomial name
Sepia dubia
Adam & Rees, 1966

Sepia dubia is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Atlantic Ocean. It is known only from the type locality, where it was caught at a depth of 25 m.[1]

S. dubia is known to grow to a mantle length of 17 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected in False Bay, South Africa (34°11′S 18°27′E / 34.183°S 18.450°E / -34.183; 18.450). It is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.[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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