Sepia papuensis, Juvenile, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
A larger cuttlefish with a mantle up to 11cm long. Regularly spaced spots on body and broad outer arms.
Max Size: 11 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 17.1-23.7°C
Habitat: Seagrass, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Widespread (100% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.