WoRMS taxon details

Sepia arabica Massy, 1916

220313  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220313)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Massy, A.L. (1916). The Cephalopoda of the Indian Museum. <em>Records of the Indian Museum.</em> 12(5)16:185-247. [details]   
Type locality contained in Laccadive Sea, Persian Gulf  
type locality contained in Laccadive Sea [details]
type locality contained in Persian Gulf [details]
Description Body elongate, narrow, bluntly pointed posteriorly, the mantle extending dorsally to level with the eyes.  
Description Body elongate, narrow, bluntly pointed posteriorly, the mantle extending dorsally to level with the eyes. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Sepia arabica Massy, 1916. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220313 on 2020-05-28
Date
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1997-06-24 15:47:59Z
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2016-05-15 00:46:20Z
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original description Massy, A.L. (1916). The Cephalopoda of the Indian Museum. <em>Records of the Indian Museum.</em> 12(5)16:185-247. [details]   

basis of record Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen (1984). FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol 3: 277 p. [details]   

additional source Reid, A., Jereb, P. & Roper, C.F.E. (2005). Family Sepiidae. pp. 57-152, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (<em>Nautilidae</em>, <em>Sepiidae</em>, <em>Sepiolidae</em>, <em>Sepiadariidae</em>, <em>Idiosepiidae</em> and <em>Spirulidae</em>). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Body elongate, narrow, bluntly pointed posteriorly, the mantle extending dorsally to level with the eyes. [details]

Habitat outer shelf to slope [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Arabian cuttlefish  [details]
French Seiche d’Arabie  [details]
Spanish Sepia arábiga  [details]