Sepia mira

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Sepia mira
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: undetermined
Species: S. mira
Binomial name
Sepia mira
(Cotton, 1932)
  • Tenuisepia mira
    Cotton, 1932

Sepia mira is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically from the mouth of Clarence River, New South Wales (29°19′S 153°29′E / 29.317°S 153.483°E / -29.317; 153.483) to off Wooli (29°49′S 153°27′E / 29.817°S 153.450°E / -29.817; 153.450) in Australia. It lives at depths of between 20 and 72 m.[2]

S. mira grows to a mantle length of 55 mm.[2]

The type specimen was collected in Capricorn Group, North-West Islet, Queensland (23°18′S 151°42′E / 23.300°S 151.700°E / -23.300; 151.700). It is deposited at the South Australian Museum in Adelaide.[3]


  1. ^ Finn, J. (2016). P. Bouchet, S. Gofas & G. Rosenberg, eds. "Sepia mira (Cotton, 1932)". World Marine Mollusca database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda

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