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Sepia smithi Smith’s cuttlefish

Sepia smithiis commonly referred to as Smith’s cuttlefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7081 
AphiaID:
342174 
Scientific:
Sepia smithi 
German:
Smith's Sepie 
English:
Smith’s Cuttlefish 
Category:
Cephalopoda 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) > smithi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hoyle, 1885 
Occurrence:
Arafura Sea, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Coral sea, Eastern Indian Ocean, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Territory (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Timor, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
7 - 138 Meter 
Size:
5.51" - 6.69" (14cm - 17cm) 
Temperature:
76.1 °F - 82.58 °F (24.5°C - 28.1°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-01-07 18:31:25 

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Hoyle, 1885

Sepia smithi is often found on sandy and muddy substrates, from depths between 10 to 138 metres

Sepia smithi thought to be a day-active species, being observed at night lying on the sea floor or burying into the sand

Synonymised names:
Acanthosepion pageorum Iredale, 1954 (synonym)

External links

  1. Atlas of Living Australia (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. Australian Museum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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