Invertebrate Course 2022
Signalment:several months old, undetermined sex
History:The specimen was from a group of stumpy cuttlefish that had arrived at the Brookfield Zoo between late September and early October of 2021 as presumed juveniles. Intermittent deaths had been occurring in this group and this specific individual was found deceased in December 2021. It was suspected that the deaths within this population had been associated with reaching maturity and or senescence. No intraspecific aggression was witnessed.
Gross Lesions:No significant gross findings.