Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia opipara (Iredale, 1926)

Magnificent Cuttlefish


Generic Combinations

  • Sepia opipara (Iredale, 1926).




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northern Australia from Western Australia, Dirk Hartog Island, 25º45'S 113º03'E, to southern Queensland, 36º57'S 151º45'E. Depth range 83-184 m.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors



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)
17-Apr-2012 MODIFIED