Sepia bathyalis

Sepia bathyalis

Sepia bathyalis

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Sepia bathyalis

Sepia bathyalis is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Indian Ocean, specifically northwestern and southwestern Madagascar. It lives at a depth of between 300 and 500 m.

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Sepia bathyalis grows to a mantle length of 80 mm.

The type specimen was collected near Madagascar (22°19′S 43°06′E / 22.317°S 43.100°E / -22.317; 43.100 to 22°23′S 43°06′E / 22.383°S 43.100°E / -22.383; 43.100). It is deposited at the Zoological Museum in Moscow.

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1. Sepia bathyalis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepia_bathyalis
2. Sepia bathyalis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/162637/934021

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