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Sepiidae Leach, 1817

11723  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11723)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Leach W.E. (1817). Synopsis of the orders, families and genera of the class Cephalopoda. <em>The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals.</em> 3(30):137-141., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28687004
page(s): 138; note: Original spelling: Sepiidea [details]   
Description Cuttlebone (shell or sepion) internal, chalky (calcareous), porous, finely laminate. Mantle broad, robust, sac-like,...  
Description Cuttlebone (shell or sepion) internal, chalky (calcareous), porous, finely laminate. Mantle broad, robust, sac-like, slightly flattened dorsoventrally; fins narrow, long (more or less equal to mantle length; posterior fin lobes free, not connected at midline; 10 circumoral appendages; arms with 2 to 4, and tentacles with 4 to 8 or more longitudinal rows of suckers; tentacles retractile into pockets on ventrolateral sides of head. Eyes covered with a corneal membrane. Colour: variable due to the great complex of chromatophores (pigment cells); browns, blacks, yellows, and reds are the dominating colours. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Sepiidae Leach, 1817. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11723 on 2020-11-27
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Sepiidae Leach, 1817. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11723 on 2020-11-27
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original description Leach W.E. (1817). Synopsis of the orders, families and genera of the class Cephalopoda. <em>The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals.</em> 3(30):137-141., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28687004
page(s): 138; note: Original spelling: Sepiidea [details]   

basis of record Bello, G. (1996). The original descriptions of the Mediterranean Cephalopods. I: Sepioidea. <em>Bollettino Malacologico.</em> 31:179-194., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49938152
page(s): 181 [details]   

additional source Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[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]   

identification resource Lu, C.C. & Chung, W.S. (2017). <em>Guide to the cephalopods of Taiwan</em>. National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan, 560 pp. ISBN 978-986-05-2569-4.
page(s): 110 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Cuttlebone (shell or sepion) internal, chalky (calcareous), porous, finely laminate. Mantle broad, robust, sac-like, slightly flattened dorsoventrally; fins narrow, long (more or less equal to mantle length; posterior fin lobes free, not connected at midline; 10 circumoral appendages; arms with 2 to 4, and tentacles with 4 to 8 or more longitudinal rows of suckers; tentacles retractile into pockets on ventrolateral sides of head. Eyes covered with a corneal membrane. Colour: variable due to the great complex of chromatophores (pigment cells); browns, blacks, yellows, and reds are the dominating colours. [details]

Length Up to 500 mm mantle length, and 12 kg in weight. [details]
LanguageName 
Chinese Wu-Zéi-Kē  [details]
Dutch zeekatteninktvissen  [details]
English Cuttlefishes  [details]
French Seiches  [details]
Japanese コウイカ科  [details]
Spanish SepiasJíbiasChoquitosChocos  [details]
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