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Sepia australis (southern cuttlefish; African cuttlefish)

Wikipedia Abstract

Sepia novaehollandiae is a species of cuttlefish native to the southern Indo-Pacific. Its natural range stretches from Shellharbour, New South Wales (34°35′S 150°52′E) to North West Shelf in Western Australia (18°57′S 118°45′E). It lives at depths of between 15 and 348 m.S. novaehollandiae grows to a mantle length of 77 mm.The type specimen was collected off Kangaroo Island, South Australia (35°50′S 138°03′E). It is deposited at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris.
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Prey / Diet

Austroglossus microlepis (West coast sole)[1]
Sepia australis (southern cuttlefish)[1]


Arctocephalus pusillus (Brown Fur Seal)[2]
Chelidonichthys capensis (Gurnard)[1]
Chelidonichthys queketti (Lesser gurnard)[2]
Holohalaelurus regani (Mottled dog-fish)[1]
Leucoraja wallacei (Yellowspotted skate)[1]
Lophius vomerinus (Cape monk)[1]
Malacocephalus laevis (Softhead grenadier)[2]
Merluccius capensis (Cape hake)[1]
Raja clavata (Roker)[1]
Scyliorhinus capensis (Yellowspotted catshark)[1]
Sepia australis (southern cuttlefish)[1]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[2]



Attributes / relations provided by 1CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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