Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Sepia plangon Gray, 1849

Mourning Cuttlefish

Compiler and date details

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




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Eastern Australia from Gulf of Carpentaria to New South Wales, Sydney, 33º53'S 151º13'E.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, predator.


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)
19-Apr-2012 MODIFIED