Sepia juv

Juvenile Small Cuttle - D.Skingsley

The Little Cuttle (Sepiola atlantica), also known as the Atlantic Bobtail, is a species of bobtail squid native to the northeastern Atlantic Ocean (65ºN to 35ºN), from Iceland, the Faroe Islands and western Norway to the Moroccan coast. There is a single record of this species from the Mediterranean Sea.

Both sexes of S. atlantica grow to around 21 mm in mantle length.

They are sometimes seen around the UK and in rockpools at low-tide.

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