Sepia tanybracheia

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Sepia tanybracheia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiidae
Genus: Sepia
Subgenus: Doratosepion
Species: S. tanybracheia
Binomial name
Sepia tanybracheia
Reid, 2000

Sepia tanybracheia is a species of cuttlefish native to the southeastern Indian Ocean. It is known only from the type locality. S. tanybracheia lives at depths of 200 to 205 m.[1]

Males grow to a mantle length of 51 mm.[1]

The type specimen was collected off Western Australia (12°36′S 123°45′E / 12.600°S 123.750°E / -12.600; 123.750) and is deposited at the Museum of Victoria in Melbourne.[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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