Little Sepia

Sepia-skeleton -
Sepia officinalis

Scientific names: Sepia or sepion is Greek and Latin and the name Aristoteles used for the internal skeleton of a species of squid, probably Sepia officinalis. The Latin officinalis means belonging to a shop, something that can be sold. Both the skeleton and the ink are used.

More info: The species Sepia officinalis is part of a large group of cephalopods known as cuttlefish. There are about 150 specie of cuttlefishes. The internal skeleton is often called cuttlebone.

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