Category of Organisms Marine Molluscs
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum/Division Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Sepiida
Family Sepiidae
Genus Sepia
Species lycidas
Binomial Name
Sepia lycidas
Author Gray, 1849
Common Name Kisslip cuttlefish
Local Name  
Size Range
Body and shell to 20 cm
Environment/Habitat
This cuttlefish lives in shallow coastal waters to around 100 m deep

Importance/Value
It is an important and prized fisheries species harvested using trawls, squid lights and traps.
Resilience
 
Endemic No
Found in Marine Park No
Found in Malaysia Yes
Distribution
 
Morphology/Character
The common name comes from the regular “paired-lips” pattern scattered over the body

Biology
 
Miscellaneaous
 
Status in IUCN Red List Unknown
Status in CITES Species Database Unknown
Researcher(s)  
Reference(s)
CEPHALOPODS A WORLDS GUIDE by Mark Norman, published by Die Deutsche Bibliothek, Page: 64

Other Link(s)
 
Collection Record