Sepia saya

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Sepia saya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
Species: S. saya
Binomial name
Sepia saya
Khromov, Nikitina & Nesis, 1991

Sepia saya is a species of cuttlefish known only from its type locality in the southwestern Indian Ocean. It lives at depths of 87 to 117 m.[1]

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

The type specimen was collected near the Saya-de-Malha Bank in the Indian Ocean (10°30′S 61°10′E / 10.500°S 61.167°E / -10.500; 61.167 to 10°32′S 61°11′E / 10.533°S 61.183°E / -10.533; 61.183). It is deposited at the Zoological Museum in Moscow.[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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