Dwarf / Pigmy Cuttlefish


Common Name:
Dwarf / Pigmy Cuttlefish
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / molluscs)
Class:
Cephalopoda
Species:
Sepia bandensis
Average Size:
5 centimetres
Description:

Dwarf or Pigmy Cuttlefish (Sepia bandensis) is also referred to as the Stumpy Cuttlefish. It's possibly the only cuttlefish (or cephalapod) that spends more than 90% of its moving time walking, instead of swimming. they are very small and hard to spot, and live in the Coral Triangle and Western Pacific at depths from 3 to 25 metres.  

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