Sepia robsoni

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Sepia robsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Hemisepius
Species: S. robsoni
Binomial name
Sepia robsoni
(Massy, 1927)
Synonyms
  • Rhombosepion robsoni Massy, 1927

Sepia robsoni is a species of cuttlefish known only from its type locality, Hout Bay in South Africa. Its lives at depths of between 17 and 37 m.[1]

S. robsoni grows to a mantle length of 20 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected in Hout Bay, South Africa and is deposited at The Natural History Museum in London.[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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