Scientific name: Sepia oficinalis
Size: Up to 45 cm, males tend to be bigger than females
Habitat: Found mainly in sandy and muddy areas, up to 200m offshore and 100m depth
- Individuals are able to rapidly change colour, when threatened, hunting prey or to blend in with the background.
- A cuttlefish is a mollusc as it has an internal shell, which we call a cuttlebone.
- The Cuttlebone is the only thing to remain after death and it is made of Calcium Carbonate.
photo credit: Paul Naylor