Sunday, 15 December 2013

sepia

Cuttlefish ink was used to make a brown pigment for painting, called sepia. The word is borrowed from Latin sēpia, borrowed from Greek σηπία "cuttlefish".
European cuttlefish
European cuttlefish Sepia officinalis

2 comments :

Mary Jane said...

Hello !!!

This post reminded me this cuttlefish changing colour very fast. I wonder if octopuses can change their colous as fast as them..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7Z5konkZfQ

Thank you.

goofy said...

That poor cuttlefish!

I've seen squids and octopuses change colour that fast.