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Dwarf cuttlefish (Sepia sp) Air Bajo 2, Lembeh.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/68577/dwarf_cuttlefish_sepia_sp.html" title="Dwarf cuttlefish (Sepia sp)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2298/68577_thumb.JPG?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1687392010&Signature=tOpE4G%2FWMgsAe1abT7pImC9NK0c%3D" width="200" height="182" alt="Dwarf cuttlefish (Sepia sp) Air bajo 2, Lembeh.  Geotagged,Indonesia,Sepia bandensis,Spring,Stumpy-spined cuttlefish" /></a></figure> Geotagged,Indonesia,Sepia,Spring,cuttlefish Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Ahh, so cute! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! Yes, and they are so tiny :-) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Marta, you may want to check further, this may not be Sepia bandansis.
    Have seen this small sized Cuttlefish many time and usually its confused with Sepia bandensis. I am not definitely sure which Sepia sp this is though.

    My observation of S.bandensis can be seen here :

    Dwarf Cuttlefish - Sepia bandensis Dwarf Cuttlefish - Sepia bandensis, as the name implies is small in size, around 6-8cm.<br />
This species does not change its colour too much, mostly white/grey/brown but can change its the appearance of its body from smooth when swimming to with appendages when 'walking' near the sea bottom.  Yes, they do 'walk' using their tentacles and the appendages at the end of the abdomen.<br />
This species is nocturnal and usually seen at night. Anilao,Batangas,Cuttlefish,Dwarf Cuttlefish,Geotagged,Philippines,Sepia bandensis,Spring,Stumpy-spined cuttlefish

    Other forums may leave this species as Sepia sp.
    Posted 2 years ago
    1. Sorry, I will only remove the sp name when you can provide me with an appropriate alternative sp name. S. bandenis varies color and I am not sure your are right. Thanks anyway. Let's leave it like it is for now. I trust theman who owns the resort and has many years of experience in helping me ID these sepias :-) Posted 2 years ago

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Uploaded Nov 2, 2018. Captured May 24, 2018 03:11 in Unnamed Road, Batukota, Lembeh Utara, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm