BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

Sepia officinalis Linnaeus, 1758 (Common Cuttlefish)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Sepia officinalis (Common Cuttlefish)

Sepia officinalis may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
(octopuses, cuttlefishes and squids)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) Common Cuttlefish is common and breeds close to our shores. The dead shells "Cuttlefish Bones" are large (up to 30cm or more), pure white and have a rounded apex. They are often collected and offered to cage birds to sharpen their beaks.
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