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Sepia apama

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Foto: Shelly Beach, New South Wales, Australien
Die Riesensepie hat einen Kraken (Oktopus) erbeutet und frisst diesen im Moment des Fotos.
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Courtesy of the author John Turnbull, Marine Explorer, Australien Image detail


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lexID:
4979 
AphiaID:
342111 
Scientific:
Sepia apama 
German:
Riesensepia 
English:
Australian Giant Cuttlefish 
Category:
Bläckfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Sepiida (Order) > Sepiidae (Family) > Sepia (Genus) > apama (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gray, 1849 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australien, Västra Stillahavet 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 27°C 
Food:
Edible crab, Krabbor, Räkor, Skaldjur, Småfisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-09 21:37:57 

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Gray, 1849

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Australia

Biology
One of the largest cuttlefishes. Also found in open trawl grounds.

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