Squids, Octopuses and Cuttlefish

Squids, Octopuses and Cuttlefish

Photo, Alexander Mustard/2020VISION

A Bright Bunch

Cuttlefish, squid and octopuses have tentacles attached to their heads which is where their group name 'cephalopods' meaning ‘head foot’ comes from! 

Video: Dr Paul Naylor

Cephalopods can remember and learn, they are the most intelligent of the invertebrates.

Watch a cuttlefish stalking and catching a fish!

2 male cuttlefish compete for the attention of a female

Two male common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) compete for a female (on right) during courtship in May. Torbay, Devon, England. UK - Alexander Mustard/2020VISION