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    • Cephalopods
    • Octopuses, Squid and Relatives
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    • Cephalopoda
  • Spanish
    • Pulpos, calamares y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dremsen

Date

October 27, 2012

Description

Collected via dredge on F/V Gemma. Only Octopus I've seen in Woods Hole area. This one was in a whelk or some protection because it was fully intact when brought on deck. Kept in MRC for 2 weeks but died.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

longfin inshore squid Doryteuthis pealeii

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 24, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Description

Caught locally, held in tank.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dremsen

Date

September 25, 2014

Place

Menemsha (Google, OSM)

Description

Collected by F/V Gemma. Over 100 specimens including these notably small specimens.

Photos / Sounds

P9200061

What

Day Octopus Octopus cyanea

Observer

davidr

Date

September 20, 2014 11:31 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P9140043

What

Day Octopus Octopus cyanea

Observer

davidr

Date

September 14, 2014 09:36 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P9120037

Observer

davidr

Date

September 12, 2014 08:53 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 30, 2009 10:26 AM EST

Description

Big cuttle hanging out.

Dive site Cod Hole, max depth 18.3m / 60ft.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m-daley

Date

September 6, 2014 03:30 PM SAST

Description

Hermanus lagoon

Photos / Sounds

P9070050

What

Day Octopus Octopus cyanea

Observer

davidr

Date

September 7, 2014 10:15 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bholthuis

Date

March 29, 2010 10:47 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

Collected by Gemma. Mixed sizes. Less than 100

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 2, 2014 01:23 PM EDT

Description

More than 100 specimens collected today.

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Description from Wikipedia

A cephalopod is any member of the molluscan class Cephalopoda (Greek plural κεφαλόποδα (kephalópoda); "head-feet"). These exclusively marine animals are characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a set of arms or tentacles (muscular hydrostats) modified from the primitive molluscan foot. Fishermen sometimes call them inkfish, referring to their common ability to squirt ink. The study of cephalopods is a branch of malacology known as teuthology.

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