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Cephalopods are members of the mollusk family. They have large heads, tentacles, and the ability to squirt ink.

Asked in Cryptids and Legendary Creatures, Cephalopods

How do you pronounce Kraken?

CRACK-EN iTHiNK tbh i think it's just a matter of where you come from and what your accent is, i pronounce it Krah-Ken but my family pronounce it Krack-in it's just how you want to say it ...
Asked in Nutritional Measurement, Cephalopods

What is the calcium content of cuttlefish bone?

Cuttlefish bone, sometimes known as cuttlebone and used as a source of calcium for caged animals, is 85.0% Calcium Carbonate. ...
Asked in Cephalopods

Where are cuttlefish found on the map?

The common cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis, has been found in the Mediterranean, North and Baltic Seas, although populations have been proposed to occur as far south as South Africa. They are found in sublittoral depths (between the low tide line and the edge of the continental shelf, to about 100 fathoms or 200 m). ...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

Can octopus strangle?

An octopus can strangle. If you've never seen an octopus here is a pic. The arms. are very strong. They have 1,20 suction cups. that is a lot. so they can strangle. ...
Asked in Jellyfish, Cephalopods

Do cuttlefish belong to Cnidaria?

No, cnidaria are the jellyfishes, corals, and sea anemones. Cuttlefishes are molluscans. ...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

What part of the ocean does squids live?

well to be calculusly correct they live at the middle sometimes at the bottom basically like octopi (plural of octopus) from THE NERD ...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

Are octopus mammals?

No, octopuses are Mollusca (molluscs)
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

What family do the octopus?

Here are some answers: Family Amphitretidae: telescope octopus Family Bolitaenidae: gelatinous octopus Family Octopodidae: benthic octopus Family Vitreledonellidae: Glass Octopus Superfamily Argonautoida Family Alloposidae: Seven-arm Octopus Family Argonautidae: argonauts Family Ocythoidae: Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus Family Tremoctopodidae: blanket octopus ...
Asked in Squid, Orcas (killer whales), Cephalopods

What is a squid?

A squid is a member of the cephalopod family. It is closely related to octopus and cuttlefish. They are one of the most advanced members of the group of animals that contains snails and clams. squids are ten-armed cephalopods with slender bodies and pairs of rounded or triangular caudal fins and varying in length from 4-6 in. (10-15 cm) to 60-80 ft. (18-24 m)....
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

What phylum is octopus in?

Domain: Eukayria Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Molluska Class: Cephalopod Order: Octopoda ...
Asked in Cryptids and Legendary Creatures, Cephalopods

Is the Kraken a Girl?

You mean from Pirates of the Caribbean and all the books?!?!? Then yes.
Asked in Fables and Folklore, Cryptids and Legendary Creatures, Pirates of the Caribbean Movies, Cephalopods

What is a Kraken?

A Kraken is a huge sea monster in Norwegian Greek legend that looks like a giant octopus or giant squid. The legend may very well be born from rare occurrences of giant squid coming to the surface and attacking ships; Sperm whales are known to hunt down and eat giant squid. This giant squid theory seems unlikely though as a giant squid would probably die from the changing pressures before reaching the surface. I think it's a giant squid. A3 I...
Asked in Tattoos and Body Art, Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings, Cephalopods

Meaning of a nautilus tattoo?

The Nautilus tattoos symbolize the divine proportion. The number PHI repeats throughout nature like in the proportions of the nautilus shell. ...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

What is a psychedelic octopus?

It is one of four new discovery's made in the Antarctic sea's. It lives hundreds of feet in the sea, and was only discovered this year. ...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

Do octopus eat squid?

In selected species
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

How are male squid different from female squid?

They don't LOOK that different, but one difference is that the female has an egg sack. ...
Asked in Zoologists, Cephalopods

Does a octopus have bones?

No. The only solid, hard body part is its mouth, which is like a beak. That is why they can hide in really small spaces, like a jar or in a small hole. On PBS, in a laboratory, I saw a full grown octopus climb out of it's tank and go across to a tank of a fully grown shark in it. The shark tried to swim away, but the octopus wrapped its arms around it and with it's suction...
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

Is squid a fish?

no.because it is a mollusk like octopus. It's a celaphod.
Asked in Squid, Cephalopods

Does octopus have gills?

Yes they do.All sea creatures have gills.
Asked in Care of Reptiles, Animal Behavior, Apostrophes and Ellipses, Cephalopods

How does a chambered nautilus move?

like other cephalopods the nautilus moves via "jet propulsion" by shooting water out of its hyponome (funnel). Unlike other cephalopods it lives in a hard shell and therefore does not have a muscular mantle. Instead it has a flap on its hyponome that when it is closes increases the velocity of water moving out the funnel. This is analogous to placing your thumb over the end of a garden hose. ...