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Table 1 Sepioline pair data

From: Observations on mating in Mediterranean Sepiola and Sepietta species and review of mating behaviour in Sepiolinae (Cephalopoda: Sepiolidae)

Species Sex Mantle length (mm) Head width (mm) Body mass (g) Date of capture Mating day 1st spawning day/number of laid eggs Day of death
Sepiola affinis Female 14.8 13.5 1.8 22.2.88 65th 80th/39 86th
Male 18.5 17.4 3.8 1.4.88 27th 30th
Sepiola affinis Female 14.0 13.5 1.7 22.6.88 16th 17th/44 26th
Male 18.8 16.0 2.4 23.2.88 135th 137th
Sepiola intermedia Female 17.2 14.7 2.8 16.2.89 1st No spawning 5th
Male 19.2 18.3 4.1 16.2.89 1st 5th
Sepietta obscura Female 16.8 17.3 3.7 4.5.88 58th 67th/113 81st
Male 23.3 15.0 5.5.88 57th 68th
  1. Measurements taken post-mortem