Sepiadarium kochi

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Sepiadarium kochi
Tropical bottletail squid (Sepiadanum kochi) (42638018705).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiadariidae
Genus: Sepiadarium
S. kochi
Binomial name
Sepiadarium kochi

Sepiadarium kochi, common name tropical bottletail squid or Koch's bottletail squid, is an edible species of cuttlefish.[2]


This species grows to a maximum mantle length of approximately 3 cm.[3]


Sepiadarium kochi is found in the Indo-West Pacific from India to Japan, and throughout the Indo-Malayan region.[3]


This species is a demersal animal, and has been found living at a depth of 60 m.[3]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2012). "Sepiadarium kochi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162527A909765. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162527A909765.en. Downloaded on 07 February 2018.
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Sepiadarium kochi Steenstrup, 1881". 2008-03-27. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  3. ^ a b c "Sepiadarium kochi, bottletail cuttlefish". Retrieved 2011-08-29.

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