Sepia baxteri

Sepia baxteri

Sepia baxteri

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Sepia baxteri

Sepia baxteri is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically the waters around Lord Howe Island. It is known only from the typecuttlebones. Depth range is unknown.

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Cuttlebones of this species are known to reach at least 74 mm.

S. baxteri is possibly a junior synonym of Sepia bandensis. The placement of this species in the genus Sepia is also questionable.

The type specimen was collected near Lord Howe Island (31°33′S 159°05′E / 31.550°S 159.083°E / -31.550; 159.083). It is deposited at the Australian Museum in Sydney.

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1. Sepia baxteri Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepia_baxteri
2. Sepia baxteri on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/162514/907364

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