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Sepia papuensis


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lexID:
11880 
AphiaID:
342159 
Scientific:
Sepia papuensis 
German:
Papua Tintenfisch, Papua Sepie 
English:
Papuan Cuttlefish 
Category:
Céphalopodes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) > papuensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hoyle, 1885 
Occurrence:
Western Australia, Northern Territory, Ceram Sea , Lembeh Strait, Timor, Papua, New South Wales, Australie, Bali, barrière de récif, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Mer de corail, Mer d’Arafura, Pacifique Sud, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
10 - 155 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 11cm 
Temperature:
15,7°C - 27,5°C 
Food:
crevettes, crustacés 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-06 12:09:02 

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Sepia papuensis inhabits silt, sandy, sandy-muddy, muddy and seagrass substrates, where t hunts at night.
The Papuan Cuttlefish shows a wide range of behaviours and colour changes, and small individuals have been observed to mimic Halimeda seaweed fot its protection.

Synonyms:
Sepia galei Meyer, 1909
Sepia prionota Voss, 1962
Solitosepia genista Iredale, 1954
Solitosepia lana Iredale, 1954
Solitosepia occidua Cotton, 1929
Solitosepia submestus Iredale, 1926

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