Australian Giant Cuttlefish

The largest of the cuttlefish species, Australian Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) delight scientists each year as they gather in masses to spawn in northern Spencer Gulf, northwest of Adelaide in Australia. To learn about the giant squid, a relative of the giant cuttlefish, go to our Giant Squid featured story.

Close-up photograph of a large red cuttlefish.

© 2008 Richard Ling