Sepia subplana

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Sepia subplana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: undetermined
Species: S. subplana
Binomial name
Sepia subplana
Lu & Boucher-Rodoni, 2001

Sepia subplana is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is known only from the type locality. S. subplana lives at depths of 400 to 600 m.[1]

Size is known only from the type specimens. Females grow to a mantle length (ML) of at least 55 mm. Males grow to at least 60 mm ML.[1]

The type specimens were collected off Bayonnaise Bank in the southwestern Pacific Ocean (11°54′S 179°32′W / 11.900°S 179.533°W / -11.900; -179.533).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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.