Sepia typica is a species of cuttlefish native to the southwestern Indian Ocean and southeastern Atlantic Ocean. Its natural range stretches from Saldanha Bay, South Africa (33°00′S 17°56′E / 33.000°S 17.933°E / -33.000; 17.933) to southern Mozambique. It lives at depths of 2 to 290 m.
S. typica is a very small species, growing to only 26 mm in mantle length.
The type specimen was collected in Table Bay, South Africa (33°50′S 18°27′E / 33.833°S 18.450°E / -33.833; 18.450). It is deposited at the Kobenhavns Universitet Zoologisk Museum in Copenhagen.