Sepia Apama

Far up into South Australia’s Spencer Gulf, in the rocky shallows of Stony Point near Whyalla, is a very special place where once a year, in the depths of winter, our Giant Cuttlefish congregate to mate and renew. The ongoing struggle between fishers demanding their right to catch and the divers, the snorkellers and environmentalists, […]

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The Giant Cuttlefish

Sepia apama, the Giant Cuttlefish, is the largest of the cuttlefish and a South Australian draw-card critter. Thousands of cuttlefish congregate to mate in the shallows at the top of Spencer Gulf each winter creating amazing opportunities for divers and snorkelers to observe their antics in only metres of water. This guy however lives out […]

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Wounded One

This poor guy is suffering war wounds of love as he and many other suitors battle it out for the available girls. There seems to be a lot of cuttlefish activity at the moment with both males and females engaging in all sorts of games. If you look closely here you will notice translucent lumps […]

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Wise Old Cuttlefish

As I have said before, one of the most amazing sea creatures to inhabit our coastal waters is the Australian giant cuttlefish, Sepia apama. Aside from being the world’s largest cuttlefish species, it is also one of the most curious and engaging and will interact for ages if you want to play. This one occupying […]

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