Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) by Samantha Craven
This is the only cuttlefish known to walk on the seafloor. It’s tiny cuttlebone size means that it can’t float for very long. It’s mesmerizing colours are aposematic - indicating that it is poisonous.
A truly beautiful underwater birth…
Is there anything cuter than a Flamboyant Cuttlefish that small?
promise-and-precision: Hawaiian Bobtail Squid scientific illustration. Re-editing later on this weekend, so I’ll post again when I do. - colored pencil.
Cuttlefish [Sepia officinalis] by Tony de Bryun
montereybayaquarium: What does a Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) look like when it’s five hours old? Check it out! Our husbandry staff is working with this species behind the scenes for possible exhibit one day.
Cuttlefish by Andrey Narchuk