Sepia pharaonisis commonly referred to as Pharaoh Cuttlefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 2874 AphiaID: 181376 Scientific: Sepia pharaonis German: Pharao-Sepia English: Pharaoh Cuttlefish Category: Cephalopoda Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) > pharaonis (Species) Initial determination: Ehrenberg, 1831 Occurrence: Australia, Japan, Red Sea, Somalia, the Andaman Sea, the Mediterranean Sea Size: up to 17.72" (45 cm) Temperature: 59 °F - 82.4 °F (15°C - 28°C) Food: Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Fish (little fishes), Schrimps, Sepia, Shrimps, Snails, Worms Tank: 2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2009-08-08 10:10:12
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This cuttlefish lives in warm water (27-30°C) and is fast growing. They mate and spawn at 110 days and their life span is 240 days. They lay about 1500 eggs which take 14 days to develop at 28°C. Males are larger than females
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