Sepia gibba

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Sepia gibba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Sepia
Species: S. gibba
Binomial name
Sepia gibba
Ehrenberg, 1831
Synonyms
  • 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.[1]

S. gibba grows to a mantle length of 100 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected in the Red Sea and is deposited at the Zoologisches Museum in Berlin.[2]

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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