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  • Bello, G. 1996. The original descriptions of the Mediterranean Cephalopods. I. Sepioidea. Bollettino Malacologico, 31 (9-12). 179-194
  • Boletzky, S.V. 1983. Sepia officinalis, pp. 31-52. In: Cephalopod Life Cycles Volume I, Boyle, P.R. (ed.), Academic Press, London, 475 pp.
  • Boucher-Rodoni, R., and Mangold, K. 1985. Ammonia exretion during feeding and starvation in Octopus vulgaris. Mar. Biol. 86:193-197.
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  • Froesch, D. 1971. Quantitative untersuchungen am zentralnervensystem der Schlupfstadien von zehn Mediterranen cephalopodenarten. Rev. Suisse Zool. 78(4)(57):1069-1122.
  • Guerra, A. 1985. The cephalopod fisheries in two upwelling areas off the West Coast of Africa: a comparison. Simp. Int. O Afl., Inst. Inv. Pesq., Barcelona 11:749-760.
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  • Leach, W. E. 1817. Synopsis of the orders, families, and genera of the class Cephalopoda. The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals, 3 (30). 137-141
  • Lu, C. C. . A synopsis of Sepiidae in Australian waters. Smithson. Contr. Zool., In press.
  • Lu, C. C. and C. F. E. Roper. 1991. Aspects of the biology of Sepia cultrata from southeastern Australia. In: La Seiche, The Cuttlefish. Boucaud-Camou, E. (Ed). Caen, France; Centre de Publications de l'Université de Caen: 192-192.
  • Mangold, K. 1989. Cephalopodes. Traité de Zoologie. Tome V. Masson, Paris. 804pp.
  • Mangold, K. M., R. E. Young and M. Nixon. 1993. Growth versus maturation in cephalopods. p. 697-704. In: T. Okutani, R. K. O'Dor and T. Kubodera (eds.). The Recent Advances in Cephalopod Fishery Biology. Tokai University Press. Tokyo.
  • Messenger, J.B. 1973. Learning in the cuttlefish, Sepia. Anim. Behav. 21:801-826.
  • Roper, C.F.E., and F.G. Hochberg. 1988. Behavior and systematics of cephalopods from Lizard Island, Australia, based on color and body patterns. Malacol. 29(1):153-193.
  • Sweeney, M. J. and C. F. E. Roper / N. A. Voss, M. Vecchione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds. 1998. Classification, type localities and type repositories of recent Cephalopoda. Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II). 561-599
  • Wells, M.J. 1958. Factors affect reactions to Mysis by newly hatched Sepia. Behav. 13:96-111.
  • Wells, M.J. 1962. Early learning in Sepia. Symp. Zool. Soc. Lond. 8:149-169.
  • Wirz, K. 1959. Biometric studies of the cephalopod nervous system. Bull Biol. France Belgique 43:71-117.
  • Young, R. E., M. Vecchione and D. Donovan. 1998. The evolution of coleoid cephalopods and their present biodiversity and ecology. South African Jour. Mar. Sci.., 20: 393-420.


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