Sepiella mangkangunga

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Sepiella mangkangunga
Scientific classification
S. mangkangunga
Binomial name
Sepiella mangkangunga
Reid & Lu, 1998

Sepiella mangkangunga is a species of cuttlefish native to the Indo-Pacific, specifically off the Northern Territory in Australia (12°48′S 130°21′E / 12.800°S 130.350°E / -12.800; 130.350 to 13°14′S 130°57′E / 13.233°S 130.950°E / -13.233; 130.950). It lives at depths from 1.1 to 3.3 m.[1]

Females are on average slightly larger than males. They grow to 59 and 58 mm in mantle length, respectively.[1]

The type specimen was collected off Stingray Head in the Northern Territory (12°48′S 130°21′E / 12.800°S 130.350°E / -12.800; 130.350). It is deposited at the Museum and Art Gallery in Darwin.[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

External links[edit]

  • "CephBase: Sepiella mangkangunga". Archived from the original on 2005.