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Cuttlefish, Squid, the Class Cephalopoda, Part B: Squids, Cuttlefishes, Part 3

To: Cuttlefish, Squid Part 1, Part 2,
To: Part A, Octopodes

 

Bob Fenner

 


Genus Sepioteuthis:  

Sepiateuthis lessoniana Lesson 1830. Bigfin Reef Squid. Recognized by its long body-length finnage. Found near the surface to 100 meters. Indo-Mid-Pacific; Red Sea to Hawai'i. S. Sulawesi, Indonesia pic.

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Sepiateuthis sepioidea Caribbean Reef Squid. Most common species in the TWA. Continuous fin around body; short tentacles. Roatan 2019.  

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Genus Sepia:  

Sepia papuensis Hoyle 1885, Papuan Cuttlefish. Small (60 mm. maximum) with small papillae on the mantle surface, relatively long tentacles. Western Pacific; Australia, New Guinea, Indo., Philippines. N. Sulawesi, Indonesia pix.

Sepia pharaonis Ehrenberg 1831, Pharaoh Cuttlefish. Red Sea, entire Indo-Pacific. To about eighteen inches in length. Keep solitarily. Lives 2-3 years. This one at the Sentosa Aquarium, Singapore.

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Bibliography/Further Reading:

CephBase: http://www.cephbase.utmb.edu/

The Octopus News Magazine Online: www.tonmo.com 

Hobbyist octopus site: http://www.tralfazworld.com 

Book Review: Cephalopods: Octopuses and Cuttlefishes for the Home Aquarium by Colin Dunlop and Nancy King by Neale Monks

To: Cuttlefish, Squid Part 1, Part 2,
To: Part A, Octopodes

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