Sexing flamboyant cuttles

Discussion in 'Sepiidae' started by L8 2 RISE, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. L8 2 RISE

    L8 2 RISE Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    Just curious, but how do you sex them
     
  2. Lime

    Lime O. vulgaris Registered

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    Lol good question. They probs mate then kill eachother... o_O
     
  3. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    most cuttle keepers see distinctive displays and characteristic behaviors when they're sexually mature, and find them very hard to sex before then. I don't know of anyone who's observed Metasepia enough to have seen if that works, though... if marinebio_guy got his metasepia studies underway, perhaps he'll chime in...?
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    IIUC, females are much larger than males.
     

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