Cuttlefish skeleton

Cuttlefish skeleton

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum length: approx 40 cm (skeleton).
Appearance: The calcareous skeleton has an oval form and is rather thick, but light and whitish in colour.
Environment: The skeletons are usually found washed up onto beaches.
Misc: The skeleton is from a squid-like creature known as a cuttlefish.
Classification: Sepias (cuttlefish) are members of the cephalopda group together with the squids and octopuses under the molluscs.

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