Cuttlefish

Order: 
Cephalopoda
Family: 
Sepiidae

Marine cephalopod mollusc with elliptical mantle. Anterior triangular dorsal margin, acute. Margin of the marginal ventral mantle. The fins later terminate in the lobes, with only a small cleft between them. Armrests with suction cups in 4-row. Hectocotlized left ventral arm: 6 rows of normally sized suction cups proximally, 4 rows of suckers reduced distally. Tentacular club with 8 suckers in transverse rows. Membrane mouth with a few suckers. Oblong shaped cuttlefish. Uniformly convex dorsal surface.

International Designations

France: 
Seiche
Italy: 
Seppia indopacifica
Portugal: 
Choco
UK: 
Cuttlefish
China: 
拟目乌贼
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
Gillnets
FAO code: 
EIY
Scientific name: 
Sepia lycidas
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 4: Asia - Inland waters
Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC