Pharaoh Cuttlefish

Common Name:
Pharaoh Cuttlefish
Mollusca (Mollusks / molluscs)
Sepia pharaonis
Average Size:
40 centimetres

Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is also known as the Large Striped Cuttlefish and Seiche Pharaon. Like all cuttlefish, they are incredibly intelligent and of course not fish. They're cephalapods, in the same scientific order as octopuses. They're widesprerad from the Pacific to Africa, but some claim that there are three sub-species, east and west of the Thai-Malay Peninsula, and in the Red Sea & Persian Gulf.

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