For those of you who are not familiar with this species – it is not only delicious when grilled – it is also a very charming and smart animal which is living close to the bottom of the sea, is quite a quick swimmer and able to change his color – in case of danger or stress and when irremediable in love. In that case they come together in huge groups to fight for their beloved ones and try to conquer the female of their heart. In our next article we will show you how they actually make love!
When the cuttlefish feels in danger he hides beneath the sand extremely quick what makes him one of the great „camouflage“ species.
Quite known is the Sepia for its black ink – consisting of concentrated melanin – which was used for coloring clothes and paper in earlier times and nowadays is only used for pasta seppia – the black pasta. The menu of the sepia however contains little fish and crabs.
Photo Mario Reineking