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Common Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis Linnaeus 1758

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Sepia officinalis (Common Cuttlefish) is a species of cuttlefishes in the family cuttlefishes. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Dead Common Cuttlefish form shallow marine sediments. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 400 mm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common Cuttlefish. View this species on GBIF