SPECIE NAME:Sepia pharaonis
COMMON NAME OF THE SPECIE:
Indo-west pacific & maditerranean sea, from red sea to Japan & Australia
Commonly found over sand & sea grass bed.
Upto 43 cm
Upto 5 KG
They feed on crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, small demersal fish as well as other cuttlefish.
They are able to shoot a cloud of black ink at predators when threatened.
They feed by catching their prey by two powerful tentacles which shoot out from beneath the creatures eyes.