Walking Cuttlefish

Discussion in 'Cuttlefish Care' started by shipposhack, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. shipposhack

    shipposhack Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    I was searching google for pictures of S. Apama, and found a pretty cool site with nice photos of different spieces. There are also some videos. S. Latimanus walks on the bottom like A. Aculeatus does. It's even cooler to see a cuttle do it than an octo, I think. The link is direct to S. Latimanus; the one with videos. I haven't looked at all of them but out of the 3 or 4 I did look at this was the only one with videos.

    http://www.seadb.univpm.it/schedule.php?ids=497#

    Oddly, I don't see a description for S. Apama ^^;.
     
  2. DWhatley

    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Great site find! The walking cuttle reminds me a lot of the Flamboyant's strut in Thales' video.
     
  3. Paradox

    Paradox Haliphron Atlanticus Supporter

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    This is pretty common for Ive observed it regularly with Bandensis and Officinalis. Ill try to collect some picture of the common things they do. Should be fun!
     
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    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Yeah ditto with Dan

    The sepia species quite commonly creep about using a pair of arms as legs :)
     
  5. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    +1 :smile:

    I have some video somewhere of latimanus doing that in the wild as well.
     

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