Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia elliptica Hoyle, 1885

Ovalbone Cuttlefish

Compiler and date details

2012 - Updated by Julian Finn, Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northern Australia from Western Australia, Exmouth Gulf, 22º23'S, 114º06'E, to Queensland, Capricorn Island Group, 23º30'S, 152º00'E, including Gulf of Carpentaria.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: continental shelf.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Nov-2013 SEPIIDA 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED