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Sepia esculenta Golden cuttlefish

Sepia esculentais commonly referred to as Golden cuttlefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Bernard Dupont, Frankreich

Golden Cuttlefish (Sepia esculenta), Makawide, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, INDONESIA 2009


Courtesy of the author Bernard Dupont, Frankreich Copyright Bernard Dupont. Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
10182 
AphiaID:
342131 
Scientific:
Sepia esculenta 
German:
Tintenfisch 
English:
Golden Cuttlefish 
Category:
Cephalopoda 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) > esculenta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hoyle, 1885 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Russland, Central Pazific, China, Corea, Japan, North Pacific (Ocean), Philippines, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
10 - 100 Meter 
Size:
11.81" - 15.75" (30cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
59 °F - 77 °F (15°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Food specialist, Shrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-02 19:40:36 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Sepia esculenta are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Sepia esculenta, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Sepia esculenta, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Sepia esculenta Hoyle, 1885

Very special Thank to Bernard DUPONT for the picture of

Sepia is a genus of cuttlefish in the family Sepiidae encompassing some of the best known and most common species. The cuttlebone is relatively ellipsoid in shape. The name of the genus is the Latinized form of the Ancient Greek σηπία, sēpía, cuttlefish.

This species is demersal and inhabits sandy substrates (Reid et al. 2005). It feeds on crustaceans and small fish.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoidea (Subclass) > Decapodiformes (Superorder) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) >

External links

  1. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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