Image Steve Trewhella - Sepiola atlantica, the little cuttlefish, swimming. Image width ca XX cm.
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Sepiola atlantica is not listed under any importance categories.
|Phylum||Mollusca||Snails, slugs, mussels, cockles, clams & squid|
|Class||Cephalopoda||Cuttlefish, nautilus, octopus & squid|
|Recorded Distribution in Britain and Ireland||Found around much of the English and Scottish coastline and in a few locations in Wales. Also found to the east and south coasts of Ireland.|
|Habitat information||Often found in rockpools, subtidally and offshore. Swims over or burrows in sand and gravel.|
|Description||A plump, rounded cuttlefish small in size of up to 6 cm, with rounded fins that do not run along its entire length. The colour varies from black-brown to pale dorsally and pale ventrally. It is rarely striped.|
|Additional information||No text entered|
This review can be cited as follows:
Emily Wilson 2008. Sepiola atlantica. Little cuttlefish. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 19/06/2013]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/speciesinformation.php?speciesID=4337>