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A homeopathic remedy formulated from the cuttlefish, a soft mollusk native to the Mediterranean Sea; it is used primarily for female disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome, physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, prolapsed uterus and pain with sexual intercourse. Sepia is also used for abdominal bloating, violent coughing, fatty food-related indigestion, genital herpes, hair loss, headaches, itching, increased sweating, “liver spots” on skin, low back pain, motion sickness, sinusitis, varicose veins and vertigo.


Computer software in the UK used to maintain data about care performance.


a member of the Cephalopoda family of molluscs with a bony structure (gladius) internally. This boatlike structure is a common finding at the sea's edge and is much used as a dietary supplement and plaything for caged birds.
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The Correct cuttlefish Sepia pharaonis (Ehrenberg, 1831) is a broadly distributed species with substantial fisheries importance found from east Africa to southern Japan (Roper et al.
Cuttlefish are invertebrates, closely related to the octopus and squid.
Living exhibits might feature one of the world's largest cuttlefishes (the broadclub cuttlefish, more than a foot long) and the tiny northern pygmy squid, an inch or less in length.
Julian Finn of Museum Victoria in Australia studies cuttlefish.
Live (above) and The Mighty Cuttlefish (left) are two of the acts taking part in the festival.
The Cephalopod class, including squid, octopus and cuttlefish, a) is neurologically advanced, b) the same organ serves multiple functions, c) some mollusks contain pearls, purple dye and shells that humans value; and d) the Cephalopod class dates back to the Cambrian period 541 to 485 years ago.
Unlike any other animal, cuttlefish and squid use light to blend into or stand out from their surroundings.
4 ounces cleaned cuttlefish mantle, coarsely chopped
IcePak is also going direct to source for a number of other products which are already part of the portfolio, providing similar guarantees for tuna, tilapia, pangasius, swordfish and cuttlefish.
EYE, EYE Atlantic wolf fish off Berwickshire, a hermit crab in Loch Long and a tompot blenny off Dorset UP CLOSE A male cuttlefish guards his egg-laying mate in Devon and a grey seal is captured on camera in the Bristol Channel PASSION Alex Mustard in Loch Duich in Wester Ross
The menu went like this: chicken dumplings, prawns in chilli powder, cuttlefish with bamboo shoot, and spiced asparagus.
This is particularly helpful for the lesser-known animals such as the giant Australian cuttlefish and the blue-ringed octopus.