Sepia latimanus is a species of cuttlefish found in the Indo-Pacific region. It has a broad, oval-shaped body with a pair of large fins on either side. Its body is usually brown or reddish-brown in color with white spots and stripes. It has eight arms and two tentacles. It lives in shallow waters, usually near coral reefs, and can reach up to 40 cm in length. Its lifespan is typically around two years and its current population is stable.
Name Origin: Sepia latimanus is a species of cuttlefish found in the Indo-Pacific region. The genus name, Sepia, is derived from the Ancient Greek σηπία, sēpía, meaning cuttlefish. The species name, latimanus, is derived from the Latin words latus, meaning broad, and manus, meaning hand, referring to the broad fins of the cuttlefish.
Related Species: Sepia officinalis, Sepia pharaonis, Sepia aculeata, Sepia orbignyana, Sepia esculenta