Sexing Cuttlefish

Discussion in 'Cuttlefish Care' started by lance, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. lance

    lance Wonderpus Registered

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    How do you tell the difference between male and female in Cuttlefish is there a defining characteristic? Or does it vary with species?

    thanks,

    Lance
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  2. Animal Mother

    Animal Mother Architeuthis Supporter

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    Their reactions to the presence of other cuttles seems to be the easiest way to tell from what I understand, and this is only after they have become sexually mature.
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    It varies by species, but mostly you can only tell by behavior.
     
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    :hmm: There are other ways to tell if they are no longer alive...
     
  5. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I guess you could use ultrasound
     
  6. lance

    lance Wonderpus Registered

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    behavior?

    what kinda behavior deference do male's do compared to females?

    thanks,

    lance
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    lance Wonderpus Registered

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    What a display

    Thanks for that link to the video I really like that species what information do you guys have about that Cuttle?

    Thanks,

    Lance
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  9. Animal Mother

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    :lol: Thanks! I needed that
     
  11. Animal Mother

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    :)

    Glad you got a kick out of it.
     
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    Brilliant! [​IMG]
     
  13. lance

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    thanks guys

    thanks guys,

    For the information on the Cuttlefish I am going to research then pick your brain's on my idea's for the tank. Thanks again for the information if you guy's have any idea's for the tank setup please let me know.

    Lance
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