Cuttlefish

Order: 
Cephalopoda
Family: 
Sepiidae

Marine cephalopod mollusc with relatively thick mantle, globose, and somewhat dorsoventrally crushed. Arms with two rows of suckers. Cuttlebone narrow and without spine at the end. Brown color, without drawings on the back. White belly. Up to 10 cm of mantle length (not including head, arms and tentacles).

International Designations

Italy: 
Seppietta
Portugal: 
Choco
UK: 
Cuttlefish
China: 
华美乌贼
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
EJE
Scientific name: 
Sepia elegans
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC