Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Pharaoh Cuttlefish

Sepia pharaonis


The Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is a large cuttlefish species, growing to 42 cm in mantle length and 5 kg in weight.[1] S. pharaonis is native to at least the western Indian Ocean, including the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.[2] It is likely a complex of at least three species, the distributions of which are not well understood.


I photographed this cuttlefish at the Tennessee Aquarium.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Sep 26, 2011

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team