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Sepia

sepia

Origin: L, fr. Gr. The cuttlefish, or squid.

1. (Science: zoology) The common European cuttlefish. A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species.

2. A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown colour; and this mixed with a red forms roman sepia. Cf. India ink, under India. Sepia drawing or picture, a drawing in monochrome, made in sepia alone, or in sepia with other brown pigments.


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Book recommendation for exam

... and honey bees). 10. Mollusca : Feeding, respiration, locomotion, shell diversiy; general features and life history of Lamellidens, Pila and Sepia, torsion and detorsion in gastropods. 11. Echinodermata : Feeding, respiration, locomotion larval forms; general features and life history of ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Re: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods

... of light. To examine if this polarization sensitivity plays a role in the predatory behavior of cuttlefish, we examined the preference of Sepia officinalis when presented with fish whose polarization reflection was greatly reduced versus fish whose polarization reflection was not affected. ...

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by rattusnorvegicus
Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Polarised Vision in Celphlapods
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two genetics questions

... a wild-type fruit fly (heterozygous for both body color and eye color) is mated with a fly exhibiting two recessive mutations, ebony body and sepia eye. The offspring distribution is 100 wild body/wild eye, 34 wild body/sepia eye, 30 ebony body/wild eye, and 94 ebony body/wild eye. Are the ...

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by kahle
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: two genetics questions
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Animal Name Game!

Sepia officinalis ? http://www.thecephalopodpage.org/Soffic.php

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by February Beetle
Tue Jan 08, 2008 9:30 am
 
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Topic: Animal Name Game!
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Animal Name Game!

No ? No Yes Hint:This animal used to be used for Sepia Ink. (Now it's easier)

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by harrypotter101
Fri Nov 23, 2007 2:05 am
 
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