Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia hedleyi Berry, 1918

Hedley's Cuttlefish

Compiler and date details

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


Generic Combinations

  • Sepia rex (Iredale, 1926).




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Queensland, from off the Great Barrier Reef, 22º35.3'S 153º46.7'E. south around southern Australia to Western Australia, south west of Shark Bay, 27º07'S 112º49'E. Depth range 47-1092 m.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Transition (15), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: demersal.


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 04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED