Metasepia pfefferi — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Metasepia pfefferi</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Metasepia pfefferi</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Arafura Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Australia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 57 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 71 World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -27.4 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail -9.9 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail 113.52 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 153.67 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about <i>Metasepia pfefferi</i>
Habitat
Additional detail aquarium Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquarium Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cleft Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail intertidal zone
  • Intertidal zone
    The area of the foreshore and seabed that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, i.e., the area between tide marks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000316
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • Marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail mud
  • Mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mud
  • Mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail neritic zone
  • Neritic zone
    The water mass of an ocean directly above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000206
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rock
  • Rock
    A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001995
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea floor Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail undersea feature Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wood Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish GloBI  
Water depth min
Additional detail 10.5 m OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 94.68 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.13 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.89 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 23.58 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.69 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.38 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.73 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.089 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.28 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.19 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.7 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 101.8 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 88.01 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 34.39 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.47 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Conservation

Data about <i>Metasepia pfefferi</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Metasepia pfefferi</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail data deficient
  • Data deficient
    A taxon is Data Deficient when there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status. A taxon in this category may be well studied, and its biology well known, but appropriate data on abundance and/or distribution are lacking. Data Deficient is therefore not a category of threat. Listing of taxa in this category indicates that more information is required and acknowledges the possibility that future research will show that threatened classification is appropriate. It is important to make positive use of whatever data are available. In many cases great care should be exercised in choosing between DD and a threatened status. If the range of a taxon is suspected to be relatively circumscribed, and a considerable period of time has elapsed since the last record of the taxon, threatened status may well be justified.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/dataDeficient
IUCN  

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