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Common Cuttlefish – Sepia officinalis Another adult. They were common sight in Lanzarote. Common cuttlefish,Geotagged,Sepia officinalis,Spain,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Common Cuttlefish – Sepia officinalis

Another adult. They were common sight in Lanzarote.

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  1. Superb shot, such glorious detail! Posted 8 months ago

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The common cuttlefish or European common cuttlefish is one of the largest and best-known cuttlefish species. It grows to 49 cm in mantle length and 4 kg in weight. Animals from subtropical seas are smaller and rarely exceed 30 cm in ML.

The common cuttlefish is native to at least the Mediterranean Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea, although subspecies have been proposed as far south as South Africa. It lives on sand and mud seabeds to a depth of around 200 m. As in most cuttlefish.. more

Similar species: Cuddlefish
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Dec 6, 2019. Captured May 1, 2019 16:39 in Paseo Barrilla, 17, 35510 Tías, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO320
  • 18mm