Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia papuensis Hoyle, 1885

Papuan Cuttlefish

Compiler and date details

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




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northern Australia from southern Western Australia, Fremantle, 32º03'S 115º44'E, to southern New South Wales, 36º35'S 150º16'E including Gulf of Carpentaria. Depth range 10-155 m.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), 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

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 04-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
22-Mar-2011 MODIFIED