Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia mestus Gray, 1849

Reaper Cuttlefish

Compiler and date details

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




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Queensland, Escape Reef, 15º47'S 145º47'E to New South Wales, Jervis Bay, Murrays Beach, 35º08'S 150º46'E.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: intertidal.


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 01-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
17-Apr-2012 MODIFIED