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Sepia brevimana   Steenstrup, 1875

shortclub cuttlefish

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Cephalopoda | Sepiida | Sepiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 10 - 100 m (Ref. 1695), usually 30 - 40 m (Ref. 346).  Tropical; 27°N - 10°S, 79°E - 125°E (Ref. 1695)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Southern India to Andaman Sea, Gulf of Tonkin, Java, Sulu and Celebes seas.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm ML male/unsexed; (Ref. 1695)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common length: 4.0 to 7.0 cm (Ref. 275). Common mantle ranges between 4 and 7 cm (Ref. 3722). Usually caught using otter trawl, some using pair trawl, small catches using squid light-lures, traps and push nets. Bottom otter and pair trawls are used offshore while push nets and lift nets are used in coastal waters and inshore (Ref. 346). Occurs at shallow coastal waters down to depths of 30 m (Ref. 275). Members of the class Cephalopoda are gonochoric. Male and female adults usually die shortly after spawning and brooding, respectively. Mating behavior: Males perform various displays to attract potential females for copulation. During copulation, male grasp the female and inserts the hectocotylus into the female's mantle cavity where fertilization usually occurs. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic stage and live for some time before they grow larger and take up a benthic existence as adults (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Cephalopoda are gonochoric. Male and female adults usually die shortly after spawning and brooding, respectively. Mating behavior: Males perform various displays to attract potential females for copulation. During copulation, male grasp the female and inserts the hectocotylus into the female's mantle cavity where fertilization usually occurs. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic stage and live for some time before they grow larger and take up a benthic existence as adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney and C.E. Nauen. 1984. (Ref. 275)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High