Sepia subtenuipes

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Sepia subtenuipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
Species: S. subtenuipes
Binomial name
Sepia subtenuipes
Okutani & Horikawa, 1987

Sepia subtenuipes is a species of cuttlefish native to the western Pacific Ocean, specifically the East China Sea and the Kii Channel in southwestern Japan. It lives at depths of 90 to 300 m.[1]

S. subtenuipes grows to a mantle length of 94 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected off the coast of Japan and is deposited at the National Science Museum in Tokyo.[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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