Andrew Kvashnin

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Hooded Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida. They belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopi and nautiluses. 'Cuttle' is a reference to their unique internal shell, the cuttlebone

Photo by Brad Kuna,Cuttlefish,taken in Thailand. Cuttlefish change color with their emotions & also to camoflage themselves.Seen in person,they look like living opals;they shimmer with rainbow colors!.Photos rarely do these intelligent,affectionate fish justice.After learning about their beauty & smarts,I found the cuttlefish bones in pet stores saddening. I adore birds(4th gen birder)-but sea life is undergoing extinction level-stresses from climate change,pollution,& overfishing.Birds can…

Photo by Brad Kuna,Cuttlefish,taken in Thailand. Cuttlefish change color with their emotions & also to camoflage themselves.Seen in person,they look like living opals;they shimmer with rainbow colors!.Photos rarely do these intelligent,affectionate fish justice.After learning about their beauty & smarts,I found the cuttlefish bones in pet stores saddening. I adore birds(4th gen birder)-but sea life is undergoing extinction level-stresses from climate change,pollution,& overfishing.Birds can…

Hooded Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida. They belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopi and nautiluses. 'Cuttle' is a reference to their unique internal shell, the cuttlebone

Cuttlefish are mollusks and belong to the same family as squids and octopuses.  Like their mollusk relatives, cuttlefish have eight arms; they also have two long tentacles with suckers near their mouths, although they can tuck their tentacles away when they want to.

With one of the largest brain-to-body size ratios of all the invertebrates, the inquisitive cuttlefish could teach us about the evolution of intelligence throughout the animal kingdom—even among humans.

"A big giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama) at Burrill Rocks, Ulladulla, New South Wales. This guy attacked my camera after this shot as he was not happy to see me near his den."

Cuttlefish are puppets too. "A big giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama) at Burrill Rocks, Ulladulla, New South Wales. This guy attacked my camera after this shot as he was not happy to see me near his den.