Sepia esculenta Hoyle, 1885
Golden cuttlefish
Sepia esculenta
photo by FAO

Family:  Sepiidae (cuttlefishes)
Max. size:  18 cm ML (male/unsexed); max.weight: 600.0 g
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 10 - 150 m, oceanodromous
Distribution:  Western Pacific: South and East China seas, Japan to Philippines and Indonesia.
Biology:  Caught by otter trawls, pound nets, hoop nets and hook-and-line (Ref. 346). Sometimes found burrowing in the substrate (Ref. 275).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 14 March 2009 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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