Cuttlefish

Everything you'll want to know about cuttlefish

Species information

Name: Cuttlefish

Scientific name: Sepiida

Close Relatives: Squid and Octopi

Habitat: The ocean at varying depth depth

Kindgom: Animilia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Cephalopoda

Order: Decopodiforms

Family: Sepiida


Population Status: Threatened

Diet (Carnivorous): Shrimp, crab, and fish

Behavior: Nocturnal and solitary, with the exception of mating season

Motion: Swims using undulated fins on head

Weight: 2-4kg

Other: Has some great costume party tricks


Flier by Thomas Best

Websites Used

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/cuttlefish/

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Sepia_officinalis/