Sepia recurvirostra   Steenstrup,  1875 (Cuttlefish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order:Sepiida
Family:Sepiidae

Image copyrights: FAO

Description
Size: Max length 17.0 cm ML (male)

Max. weight reported: 0.4 g


Synonym (s)
Sepia singaporensis Pfeffer, 1884
(Junior synonym)
Sepia pagenstecheri Pfeffer, 1884
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Curvespine Cuttlefish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silas, EG (1968) Cephalopoda of the west coast of India collected during the cruises of the research vessel Varuna, with a catalogue of the species known from the Indian Ocean Proceedings of the symposium on Mollusca Part I, Symposium Series 3 Marine Biological Association of India, India 277-359 Available at - NIO RC, Kochi
  • Voss, AN; Vecchione, M; Ronald, BT and Sweeney, JM (1998) Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C 1(586) 1-276 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-10-11

Back to Search