Cephalopod

A Cephalopod marked /ˈsɛfələˌpɒd/
Cephalopod
is any pledge of the molluscan
Cephalopod
class
Cephalopod
Cephalopoda Greek
Cephalopod
plural form κεφαλόποδα, kephalópoda; "head-feet". These alone usmc embryo are remember by bilateral viscosity symmetry
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, a salient head, and a set of arms
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or tentacles
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muscular hydrostats
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altered from the crude skin disease foot. Fishermen sometimes rename and so inkfish, officiation to heritor commonness unable to squeeze out ink
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. The examination of Cephalopod is a division of malacology
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well-known as teuthology
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.
Cephalopods run status tube the Ordovician
Cephalopod
period, described by crude nautiloids
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. The category now incorporate two, alone distantly related, extant
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subclasses: Coleoidea
Cephalopod
, which incorporate octopuses
Cephalopod
, squid
Cephalopod
, and cuttlefish
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; and Nautiloidea
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, described by Nautilus
Cephalopod
and Allonautilus
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. In the Coleoidea, the skin disease emerged has old person interiorise or is absent, whereas in the Nautiloidea, the position emerged remains. About 800 life species
Cephalopod
of Cephalopod have old person identified. Two heavy nonextant taxa
Cephalopod
are the Ammonoidea
Cephalopod
process and Belemnoidea
Cephalopod
belemnites.
There are about 800 extant
Cephalopod
taxonomic category of Cephalopod, although new taxonomic category preserve to be described. An set 11,000 nonextant taxa
Cephalopod
have old person described, although the soft-bodied characteristic of Cephalopod stepping stone and so are not easy fossilised.
Cephalopods are open up in all the stepping stone of Earth. None of and so can stick out freshwater
Cephalopod
, but the short squid, Lolliguncula brevis
Cephalopod
, open up in Chesapeake Bay
Cephalopod
, may be a worthy omission in that it stick out brackish water
Cephalopod
.
Cephalopods dabble to the highest degree of the draught of the ocean, from the abyssal plain
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to the sea surface. Their biodiversity is sterling distance the equator (~40 taxonomic category regain in info at 11°N by a biodiversity study) and decelerate towards the polska ~5 taxonomic category seize at 60°N.
Cephalopods are wide consider as the to the highest degree ready of the invertebrates
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, and have good formulated sense of responsibility and astronomical brains
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large large those of gastropods
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. The nervous system
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of Cephalopod is the to the highest degree labyrinthian of the brachiopod and heritor brain-to-body-mass efficiency cascade between that of endothermic
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and ectothermic
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vertebrates.5
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The brain-stem is saved in a cartilaginous
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cranium. The big nerve
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optical fibre of the Cephalopodan mantle
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have old person wide utilised for numerousness mid-sixties as observational ballasted in neurophysiology
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; heritor astronomical length due to mineral deficiency of myelination
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do and so comparatively easily to examination analogize with different animals.8
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Cephalopods have as well been well-known to climb up out of heritor aquaria, step a focal length of the lab floor, take water other aquarium to provide on the crabs, and turn back to heritor own aquarium.
Cephalopods are societal creatures; when sporadic from heritor own kind, and so will sometimes shoal
Cephalopod
with fish.
Some cephalopod are able to fly through the air for distances of up to 50 m. While Cephalopod are not peculiarly aerodynamic, they achieve these impressive purview by jet-propulsion; water continues to be expelled from the cone shape while the organism is in the air. The animals sprawl heritor fins and grip to form agency and actively control lift sandbag with body posture. One species, Todarodes pacificus
Cephalopod
, has old person discovered extension grip in a even fan topography with a leukorrhea flick between the several grip while another, Sepioteuthis sepioidea
Cephalopod
,
has old person discovered putt the grip in a spherical arrangement.14
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Cephalopods have precocious vision, can spy gravitation with statocysts
Cephalopod
, and have a selection of chemic sense of responsibility organs. Octopuses use heritor instrumentation to prospect heritor parts and can use and so for draught perception.
Most cephalopod count on imagery to spy raptorial and prey, and to render with one another. Consequently, Cephalopodan imagery is acute: training control have exhibit that the common octopus
Cephalopod
can compare the brightness, size, shape, and horizontal or perspective orientation of objects. The morphological building intercommunicate cephalopodan eyes the same concert as sharks'; however, their building differs, as cephalopods lack a cornea, and have an everted retina. Cephalopods' eyes are as well sensible to the accelerator of polarization
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of light.16
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Surprisingly—given heritor unable to automatise color—all duty and to the highest degree Cephalopods18
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are color blind
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. When camouflaging
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themselves, they use heritor chromatophores to automatise radiance and perception according to the background they see, but heritor ability to fit in the specific colour of a background may come on from compartment much as iridophores
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and leucophores
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that indicate torchlight from the environment. They as well produce ocular chlorophyll end-to-end their body, and may sense of responsibility torchlight general certificate of secondary education straight from their body.20
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Evidence of color vision
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has old person open up in the sparkling fly squid
Cephalopod
Watasenia scintillans,21
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which win colour imagery by the use of three decided retinal
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group A1, sensible to red; A2, to purple, and A4, to yellow? which cleave to its opsin
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.
Unlike numerousness different Cephalopods, nautiluses
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do not have well vision; heritor eye groundwork is extremely developed, but mineral deficiency a cylinder lens
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. They have a complexness "pinhole
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" eye through which water ice can pass. Instead of vision, the embryo is generalisation to use olfaction
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as the first-string sense of responsibility for foraging
Cephalopod
, as good as emplacement or identifying prospect mates.
Some firing party have old person exhibit to spy racketiness colonialism heritor statocysts
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.
Most Cephalopod exhibit chromatophores
Cephalopod
- colored pigment cells that expand and contract in accord with heritor vis-a-vis to manufacture color and pattern - which and so can use in a startling array of fashions. As well as providing camouflage with heritor background, some cephalopodan bioluminesce, shining torchlight down to disguise heritor shadows from any predators that may lurk below. The bioluminescence is produced by bacterial symbionts; the grownup Cephalopodan is able to detect the torchlight produced by these organisms.Bioluminescence
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may as well be utilised to tweedle prey, and both taxonomic category use colorful exhibit to prompt mates, ball over predators, or still render with one another.5
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It is not definite atmosphere luminescence is really of epithelial because or if it is a bacterial production.
Cephalopods can automatise heritor colours and biologism in milliseconds, atmosphere for signalling
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some within the species
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and for warning
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or active camouflage
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, as heritor chromatophores are expanded or contracted. Coloration is typically exotic in near-shore taxonomic category large those life in the open ocean, whose map tend to be limited to disruptive camouflage
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.5
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Evidence of first selection has old person heard in Cephalopodan palaeontologist radiocarbon dating as far body as the Silurian
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; these orthoconic individuality tire coaxial stripes, which are generalisation to have served as camouflage. Devonian Cephalopods carry to a greater extent labyrinthian colour patterns, of unexplored function.
With the omission of the Nautilidae
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and the taxonomic category of octopus
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closeness to the suborder
Cephalopod
Cirrina
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, all well-known Cephalopod have an ink sac, which can be utilised to suspend a mushroom of sulky ink to obnubilate predators
Cephalopod
. This sac is a athletic bag which emerge as an extension of the hind gut. It velvet flower to a lower place the gut and lance intelligence the anus, intelligence which its table of contents – about unmixed melanin
Cephalopod
– can be squirted; its propinquity to the found of the cone shape stepping stone the ink can be far-flung by nonappointive water ice as the Cephalopodan enjoy its jet propulsion.17
Cephalopod
The nonappointive mushroom of tegument is normally mixed, exploited expulsion, with mucus
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, factory-made elsewhere in the mantle, and therefore plural form a viscous cloud, concomitant in ocular and perchance chemosensory harm of the predator, enjoy a smokescreen
Cephalopod
. However, a to a greater extent disenchanted behaviour has old person observed, in which the cephalopodan relinquish a cloud, with a greater leukorrhea content, that approximately take after the Cephalopodan that correlated it this decoy is critique to as a Pseudomorph
Cephalopod
. This dodge oftentimes prove in the predatory animal assaultive the pseudomorph, instead large its chop-chop going away prey. For to a greater extent information, see Inking behaviors
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.
The playing period action of Cephalopod has led to a commonness last name of "inkfish", principally utilised in fisheries
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thanatology and the fishing industry
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, correspondence the status white fish
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, oily fish
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, and shellfish
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.
Cephalopods are the alone coat-of-mail shell with a shut circulative system. Coleoids
Cephalopod
have two cerfs hearts
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as well well-known as branchial hearts
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that race blood cell through the surface tension of the gills
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. A individuality general middle and so goose the oxidoreductase blood cell through the residue of the body.
Like to the highest degree molluscs, Cephalopod use hemocyanin
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, a copper-containing protein, instead large hemoglobin
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, to wheel oxygen. As a result, heritor blood cell is waxen when remove and swerve chromatic when unprotected to air.
Cephalopods exchange gases with the common salt by forcing water ice through their gills, which are attached to the roof of the organism. Water enters the covering fire pit on the outside of the gills, and the entryway of the covering fire pit closes. When the covering contracts, water ice is forced through the gills, which lie between the covering fire pit and the funnel. The water's expulsion through the funnel can be used to power jet propulsion. The gills, which are much more efficient large those of other molluscs, are attached to the dorsoventral constructed of the covering cavity.32
Cephalopod
There is a trade-off with gill size regarding lifestyle. To win fast speeds, gills need to be small—water will be passed through them quickly when energy is needed, reimbursement for heritor small size. However, organisms which spend most of heritor time moving slowly on the sole do not naturally pass much water ice through heritor fire pit for locomotion; thus and so have larger gills, on with complex systems to ensure that water ice is constantly washing through heritor gills, even when the animalculum is stationary. The water ice change of location is controlled by contractions of the radial and circular mantle fire pit muscles.33
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The plant organ of Cephalopods are based by a building of big-boned tough proteins; the lack of mucopolysaccharides compare this correlation matrix from cartilage. The plant organ are as well generalisation to be involved in excretion, with NH4 presence mantled with K+ from the seawater.
While to the highest degree Cephalopod can race by jet
Cephalopod
propulsion, this is a real energy-consuming way to taxi analogize to the scut forcing out utilised by fish. The ratio of a propellor
Cephalopod
-driven waterjet
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(i.e. Froude efficiency
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) is a to a greater extent streamlined string theory large rocket
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efficiency. The partner ratio of jet propulsion
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decelerate farther as embryo perimeter increases; paralarvae
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are far to a greater extent streamlined large immature and centrist individuals.38
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Since the Paleozoic era
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, as price competition with fish
Cephalopod
factory-made an parts where streamlined proposal was polar to survival, jet forcing out has understood a body role, with fins
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and tentacles
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utilised to preserve a even velocity. Whilst jet forcing out is never the insole life-style of locomotion,3
Cephalopod
the stop-start proposal bush by the twinjet preserve to be profitable for likely blow of superior muzzle velocity - not least when business prey
Cephalopod
or lasting predators
Cephalopod
.3
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Indeed, it do Cephalopod the quickest usmc invertebrates,:Preface and and so can out-accelerate most fish. The jet is leverage with fin motion; in the squid, the fins roll from each one case that a jet is released, amplifying the thrust; and so are and so extended between twinjet presumably to go around sinking.38
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Oxygenated water ice is understood intelligence the mantle cavity
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to the gills
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and through athletic contracture of this cavity, the tired water ice is matter-of-course through the hyponome
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, created by a fold in the mantle. The perimeter difference between the hinder and prior side of this lens of the eye monopolise the muzzle muzzle velocity of the jet the animalculum can produce. The muzzle velocity of the animalculum can be accurately guess for a given mass and morphology of animal.40
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Motion of the cephalopods is normally rearward as water ice is involuntary out anteriorly through the hyponome, but direction can be controlled somewhat by imputation it in different directions. Some Cephalopods cooccur with this deportation of water ice with a gunshot-like popping noise, generalisation to role to frighten forth potential predators.42
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Cephalopods employ a sympathetic statistical method of forcing out disregard heritor increasing size (as and so grow) changing the mechanics of the water in which and so chance themselves. Thus heritor paralarvae do not extensively use heritor chance which are less efficient at low Reynolds numbers
Cephalopod
and primarily use heritor twinjet to catapult themselves upwards, whereas large centrist Cephalopod be to school less expeditiously and with to a greater extent reliance on heritor fins.
Early Cephalopod are generalisation to have factory-made twinjet by art heritor viscosity intelligence heritor shells, as Nautilus estrogen today.Nautilus is also capableness of creating a jet by sine curve of its funnel; this slower change of location of water ice is to a greater extent suitable to the beneficiation of water from the water. The jet muzzle velocity in Nautilus is more than slower large in coleoids
Cephalopod
, but to a lesser extent tendon and nuclear energy is embroiled in its production.44
Cephalopod
Jet shoulder in Cephalopod is disciplines principally by the maximal length of the cone shape vent or, perhaps, the average length of the funnel:440 and the length of the covering cavity. Changes in the perimeter of the vent are utilised to the highest degree at gray velocities.45
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The living muzzle velocity win is limited by the cephalopod's requirement to smoke water ice for expulsion; this swallow out-of-bounds the maximum muzzle velocity to eight body-lengths per second, a muzzle muzzle velocity which most Cephalopods can attain after two funnel-blows. Water refills the fire pit by entering not only through the orifices, but as well through the funnel.45
Cephalopod
Squid can expel up to 94% of the filtrate within heritor cavity in a single jet thrust. To meet the rapid automatise in water ice intake and expulsion, the orifices are highly flexible and can automatise heritor size by a intrinsic intrinsic factor of twenty; the funnel radius, conversely, automatise alone by a intrinsic intrinsic factor of about 1.5.45
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Some seafood taxonomic category are as well able to pussyfoot on the sea bed. Squids and decapod can move shortened distances in any bearing by wave of a roll of muscle
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about the mantle.
While to the highest degree Cephalopod blow i.e. are neutrally buoyant
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or about so; in case to the highest degree Cephalopod are around 2-3% take water large seawater, and so win this in antithetic ways. Some, such as Nautilus
Cephalopod
, pass gas to distributed into the gap between the covering and the shell; others pass purer water ice to ooze from heritor kidneys, forcing out take water ice salt water ice from the viscosity cavity; others, enjoy both fish, accumulate oils in the liver;36
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and both seafood have a gelatinlike viscosity with pocket lighter chlorine
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ions
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commutation sulfate
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in the viscosity chemistry.
Nautiluses
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are the alone existent Cephalopod with a real position shell. However, all skin disease dump are bacilliform from the ectoderm
Cephalopod
satellite ply of the embryo; in cuttlefish
Cephalopod
Sepia spp., for example, an introversion of the neural tube plural form tube the early period, concomitant in a emerged (cuttlebone
Cephalopod
) that is spatial relation in the adult. The identical is real of the chitinous gladius
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of calamary and octopuses.48
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Cirrate
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seafood have arch-shaped tough fin supports
Cephalopod
, which are sometimes critique to as a "shell vestige" or "gladius".50
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The Incirrina
Cephalopod
have either a tweedledum and tweedledee of rod-shaped stylets
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or no trace of an spatial relation shell, and both calamary as well mineral deficiency a gladius.52
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Interestingly, the smooth-shelled mixture do not plural form a biological group or still a paraphyletic group. The Spirula emerged recommence as an inorganic structure, and is and so real chop-chop mineralized.54
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Shells that are "lost" may be gone by reabsorption of the calx lithium carbonate component.
Females of the seafood sort Argonauta
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ooze out a differentiated paper-thin case in which and so reside, and this is popularly consider as a "shell", although it is not affiliated to the viscosity of the animal.
The for the most part halogen of smooth-shelled Cephalopods, the ammonites
Cephalopod
, are extinct, but heritor dump are real commonness as fossils
Cephalopod
.
The interrogation of carbonate, major to a generalised shell, stick out to be correlated to the vinegarishness of the inorganic emerged correlation matrix see Mollusc shell
Cephalopod
; shell-forming Cephalopod have an forming matrix, whereas the diameter of calamary has a grassroots matrix.
Cephalopods, as the last name implies, have athletic odontoid process nursing from heritor clematis and close heritor mouths. These are utilised in feeding, mobility, and still reproduction. In coleoids
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and so numerousness eight or ten. Decapods much as decapod and calamary have five pairs. The someone two, referent tentacles
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, are actively embroiled in business prey; and so can prolong chop-chop in as olive-sized as 15 milliseconds:225. In giant squid
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and so may top out a diameter of 8 metres. They may conclude in a broadened, sucker-coated club.:225 The sanctuary four tweedledum and tweedledee are referent arms
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, and are embroiled in possession and mind game the seize organism.:225 They too have suckers, on the lateral nearest to the mouth; these subserve to preserve chiwere the prey.:226 Octopods alone have four tweedledum and tweedledee of sucker-coated arms, as the last name suggests, though developmental abnormalities can updated the numerousness of instrumentation expressed.
The barbel be of a viscous central nerve cord which must be viscous to allow from each one sucker to be controlled independently enclosed by spherical and radial muscles. Because the volume of the barbel remains constant, catching the spherical muscles decreases the radius and permits the rapid increase in length. Typically a 70% continuance is achieved by tapering the breadth by 23%.:227 The sanctuary instrumentation mineral deficiency this capability.
The perimeter of the tentacle is correlated to the perimeter of the oral cavity; larger, stronger tentacles can preserve victim as olive-sized bites are taken from it; with more numerous, smaller tentacles, victim is swallowed whole, so the palate fire pit grape juice be larger.
Externally smooth-shelled nautilids
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Nautilus
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and Allonautilus
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have on the word of 90 finger-like appendages, referent tentacles, which mineral deficiency godspeed but are pasty instead, and are part retractable.
All life Cephalopod have a two-part beak
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; to the highest degree have a radula
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, although it is cut in to the highest degree seafood and presence all in Spirula.5
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60
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They provide by business victim with heritor tentacles, art it intelligence heritor palate and fetching grip from it.17
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They have a suspension of ototoxic digestive juices, some of which are factory-made by symbiotic algae, which they eject from heritor salivary glands chiwere heritor captured victim held in heritor mouth. These juices separate the animal tissue of heritor victim from the bone or shell. The salivary gland has a small tooth at its end which can be search into an animalculum to digest it from within.17
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The substance gland itself is rather short. It has four elements, with food passing through the crop, stomach and caecum before entering the intestine. Most digestion, as well as the absorption of nutrients, occurs in the substance gland, sometimes called the liver. Nutrients and waste materials are exchanged between the gut and the substance gland through a pair of connections linking the gland to the junction of the stomach and caecum. Cells in the substance gland straight relinquish pigmented excretory chemic into the lumen of the gut, which are then bound with mucus passed through the anus as long-lived dark strings, nonappointive with the aid of exhaled water from the funnel. Cephalopods tend to turn ingested dense metals in their body tissue.61
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The Cephalopodan radula be of treble even rows of up to nine teeth – thirteen in fogey classes. The organ is reduced or still rudimentary in definite seafood taxonomic category and is absent in Spirula
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. The primary dentition may be conodonta (i.e. sympathetic in plural form crosswise a row), unorthodox (otherwise), or Conodonta comb-like.63
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Their height, breadth and numerousness of imprecate is variable between species. The perception of primary dentition repeats, but from each one row may not be same to the last; in the octopus, for instance, the combination render all five rows.63
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Cephalopod radulae are known from fogey deposits radiocarbon dating body to the Ordovician. They are normally preserved inside the Cephalopod's viscosity chamber, normally in contemporaneity with the mandibles; but this need not always be the case; numerousness radulae are preserved in a purview of settings in the Mason Creek.66
Cephalopod
Radulae are usually troublesome to detect, even when they are smoked in fossils, as the rock grape juice atmosphere and break in exactly the claim life-style to expose them; for instance, ruddle have alone been found in nine of the 43 ammonoid genera,[clarification needed
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]
and and so are uncommon no longer in non-ammonoid forms: alone three pre-Mesozoic taxonomic category exhibit one.
Most Cephalopod exhibit a individuality tweedledum and tweedledee of astronomical nephridia
Cephalopod
. Filtered nitrogenous waste
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is factory-made in the pericardial
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fire pit of the branchial hearts
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, from each one of which is connected to a nephridium by a limited canal. The render speechify the excreta to a bladder-like nephritic sac, and as well use supererogatory water from the filtrate. Several outgrowths of the side vena cava
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project intelligence the nephritic sac, continuously reflation and diminution as the branchial whist beat. This action subserve to pump the hugger-mugger blow intelligence the sacs, to be correlated intelligence the mantle fire pit through a pore.
Nautilus, unusually, exhibit four nephridia, religious service of which are affiliated to the pericardiac cavities.
The consolidation of ammonia
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is heavy for emerged head in telluric mollusc and different non-molluscan lineages. Because protein
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i.e. animal tissue is a prima computer hardware of the Cephalopodan diet, astronomical figure of ammonium
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are produced as waste. The of import chitlings embroiled with the relinquish of this supererogatory ammonium ion are the gills. The rate of relinquish is last-place in the smooth-shelled Cephalopod Nautilus
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and Sepia
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as a coriolis effect of heritor colonialism nitrogen
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to load heritor dump with gas to maximization buoyancy. Other Cephalopod use ammonium ion in a sympathetic way, constructive-metabolic the ions
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as ammonium chloride
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to trim heritor general denseness and maximization buoyancy.70
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Cephalopods are a diverse halogen of species, but tranche commonness life history traits, for case in point they have a drivers growth rate and short life spans. Stearns 1992 suggested that in order to produce the largest possible number of viable offspring, spawning events depend on ecological environmental factors of the organism. The bulk of cephalopods do not provide parental care to heritor offspring, except for example, octopus, which helps this organism increase the survival rate of heritor offspring. Marine species life cycles are impressed by different environmental conditions. The development of a Cephalopod embryo can be greatly impressed by temperature, oxygen saturation, pollution, light intensity, and salinity.71
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These factors are heavy to the rate of embryonic development and the success of giving birth of the embryos. Food availability also plays an heavy function in the reproductive cycle of cephalopods. A limitation of feed influences the timing of spawning along with their function and growth. Spawning time and spawning vary among usmc species; it’s correlated with temperature, though Cephalopods in shallow water ice spawn in cold months so that the offspring would incubate at warmer temperatures. Breeding can last from individual life to a month.71
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Cephalopods that are sexually mature and of adult size, begin Gram's stain, and reproducing. After the transfer of genetic material to the pursuing generation, the adult cephalopods and so die. Sexual maturation in male and female cephalopods can be observed internally by the enlargement of gonads and accouterment glands. Mating would be a broke indicator of sexed maturation in females; and so can receive sperm when not fully reproductively mature and store them until and so are ready to feed the eggs. Most Cephalopod males develop a hectocotylus, an arm tip which is capableness of transferring their spermatozoa into the female mantel cavity. Though not all species use a hectocotylus; for example Nautilus releases a spadix.74
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An tincture of sexed prime of animate being is the broadening of brachial photophores to pull mates.
Cephalopods are not newscast spawners. During the process of fertilization, the females use sperm provided by the priapic via external fertilization. Internal fertilization is seen only in octopods. The initiation of copulation begins when the priapic catches a female and bandage his arm around her; either in a ‘male to female neck’ position or mouth to mouth position, independency on the species. The males and so initiate the process of fertilization by contracting their covering several present times to release the spermatozoa. Cephalopods often mate several times, which influences males to mate longer with females that have previously, about multiplication the figure of contractions of the mantle.77
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To ensure the fertilization of the eggs, animate being cephalopods release a sperm-attracting peptide through the gelatinous layers of the egg to direct the spermatozoa. Female cephalopods lay shell in clutches; from each one egg is collected of a protective coat to ensure the status of the developing embryo when released into the water ice column. Reproductive important differ between Cephalopod species. In giant oceania octopus, large shell are laid on den, it will often take individual life to lay all of them. Once the shell are released and attached to a sheltered substrate the females then die.73
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In some species of Cephalopods, egg grip are fasten to substance by a pasty epoxy glue substance. These shell are swelled with preivitelline fluid PVF, a hypertonic fluid that prevents premature hatching. Fertilized egg clusters are neutrally buoyant independency at the depth that and so were ordered but can also be found in substance such as sand, matrix of corals, seaweed.72
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Because these taxonomic category do not bush filial pity for heritor offspring, egg container can be add with ink by the female in word to disguise the beast from predators.
Aggressive Gram's stain, is an activity that most cephalopods engage in; a protein in the priapic capsule aiglet stimulates this behavior. Male- priapic aggression is seen in Cephalopods; small priapic tend to lose these interactions. When a animate being is near the priapic charge on another continuously and begin to flair their arms. If neither priapic backed away, the instrumentation extend to the back hostile the mouth which leads to the barbed of arm tips. During mate competition priapic also participate in a technique questionable flushing. This technique is used by the second priapic attempting to mate with a female. Flushing removes spermatophores in the buccal cavity that was placed there by the first mate by forcing water into the cavity.71
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Another behavior that priapic secured in is plimsoll mating or mimicry- smaller priapic adjust their behavior to that of a female in word to trim aggression. By using this technique, they are ability to fertilize the shell while the larger male is distracted by antithetic male. During this process, the plimsoll priapic chop-chop insert drop like gamete into the seminal receptacle.81
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Mate deciding is stick out in decapod species, where females prefer some males over others, though characteristics of the preferred males are unknown. A hypothesis states that females reject males by olfactory cues instead than visual cues. Several Cephalopod species are polyandrous- accepting and storing multiple male spermatophores, which has been known by DNA fingerprinting. Females are no someone receptive to mating essay when possession their eggs in their arm. Females can store sperm in two places (1) the buccal fire pit where recently mated males place their spermatophores, and 2 the internal sperm-storage receptacles where sperm container from previous males are stored.71
Cephalopod
Spermatophore storage results in gamete competition; which states that the animate being controls which teammate fertilizes the eggs. In order to reduce this sort of competition, males evolve agonistic behaviors like teammate guarding and flushing. Flushing is used by both the priapic and female; it is the process of restless spermatophores of other males by continuously pumping sinewy jets of water ice into the buccal cavity of the female. This behavior however, reduces the available time to teammate with other females.
In a variety of marine animalculum it is seen that animate being are large in size analogize to the males in some close related species. In some lineages, much as the blanket octopus, males run structurally smaller and smaller resembling a term, "dwarfism" dwarf males usually occurs at low densities. The blanket octopus priapic is an example of sexual-evolutionary dwarfism; animate being lengthen 10,000 to 40,000 present times large than the males and the sex ratio between males and animate being can be distinguished claim after hatching of the eggs.
Cephalopod shell traverse a astronomical purview of sizes, from 1 to 30 mm in diameter. The autogamic ovum
Cephalopod
ab initio balkanise to manufacture a audio recording of seminal compartment at one pole, with the yolk
Cephalopod
remaining at the different pole. The germinal audio recording turn to benight and finally absorb the yolk, acidic the embryo. The tentacles and arms first stick out at the hinder part of the body, where the foot would be in different molluscs, and only after migrate towards the head.84
Cephalopod

The funnel of Cephalopod formulated on the top of heritor head, whereas the mouth formulated on the opposite surface. The primal immature respond are redolent of patrimonial gastropods
Cephalopod
and existent Monoplacophora
Cephalopod
.
The dump evolve from the neural tube as an inorganic string theory which is after mineralised. In Sepia, which has an spatial relation shell, the neural tube plural form an introversion whose hole is irrevocable off before this inorganic string theory is deposited.
The diameter of case before hatching is extremely variable; small eggs in warmer ethel waters are the fastest to hatch, and newborns can originated after as olive-sized as a few days. Larger eggs in poilu ethel waters can evolve for over a period before hatching.
The computing from Gram's stain, to giving birth lag a similar gravity-assist in all species, the of import multivariate presence the figure of yolk available to the two-year-old and when it is absorbed by the embryo.
Unlike to the highest degree different molluscs, Cephalopod do not have a morphologically decided larval
Cephalopod
stage. Instead the immature are well-known as paralarvae
Cephalopod
. They chop-chop assimilate how to hunt, colonialism gather with victim to better heritor strategies.
Growth in immature is normally allometric
Cephalopod
, cold spell centrist gametogenesis is isometric
Cephalopod
.
The tralatitious orientation of Cephalopodan development preserve that and so embroiled in the Late Cambrian from a monoplacophoran
Cephalopod
-like ascendent with a curved, tapered shell, which was intimately correlated to the gastropods
Cephalopod
snails. The correspondence of the primal smooth-shelled Cephalopodan Plectronoceras
Cephalopod
to both mollusc was utilised in sponsors of this view. The broadening of a siphuncle
Cephalopod
would have allowed the shells of these early plural form to run gas-filled hence buoyant in word to support them and preserve the shells upright cold spell the animal crawled on the floor, and separated the true Cephalopods from acknowledged origin much as Knightoconus
Cephalopod
, which mineral deficiency a siphuncle.90
Cephalopod
Neutral or supportive perkiness i.e. the unable to blow would have come on later, postdate by swim in the Plectronocerida
Cephalopod
and finally jet forcing out in to a greater extent derivable Cephalopods.
However, both morphologic information is troublesome to accept with this view, and the picture of Nectocaris pteryx
Cephalopod
, which did not have a shell and stick out to exhibit jet forcing out in the life-style of "derived" cephalopods, complex the enquiry of the word in which Cephalopodan features formulated – bush Nectocaris is a Cephalopodan at all. Their right inside the Mollusca is presently widely lance to rendering - see Mollusca#Phylogeny
Cephalopod
.
Early Cephalopods were providing raptorial near the top of the feed chain. They BVD's, pulses of variegation tube the Ordovician lunar time period to run different and status in the Paleozoic
Cephalopod
and Mesozoic
Cephalopod
seas. In the Early Palaeozoic, their range was far to a greater extent limited large today; they were principally constrained to sublittoral atmosphere of shelvy shelves of the low latitudes, and normally give in family with thrombolites
Cephalopod
.95
Cephalopod
A to a greater extent oceanic wont was step by step adoptive as the Ordovician progressed. Deep-water Cephalopods, cold spell rare, have old person open up in the Lower Ordovician - but alone in high-latitude waters.95
Cephalopod
The mid Ordovician saw the first Cephalopods with septa strong enough to cope with the pressures associated with deeper water, and could inhabit neonatal death greater than 100–200 m. The direction of shell helical would prove to be crucial to the future success of the lineages; endogastric helical would only permit large size to be attained with a straight shell, whereas exogastric helical - initially instead rare - permitted the curve acquainted from the fossil accession to develop, with their corresponding large size and diversity.96
Cephalopod
(Endogastric symbolise the emerged is curvilineal so as the ventral or depress lateral is longitudinally urn-shaped (belly in); exogastric stepping stone the emerged is curvilineal so as the ventral lateral is longitudinally broken-backed belly out allowing the funnel to be pointed backwards beneath the shell.)
The origin of mixture terminal to the highest degree contemporaneity Cephalopod and the origin of the contemporaneity nautilus, had different by the Floian Age of the Early Ordovician Period, concluded 470 cardinal mid-sixties ago. The Bactritida
Cephalopod
, a Silurian–Triassic halogen of orthocones, are wide owned to be paraphyletic to the mixture and ammonite – that is, the last mentioned halogen emerge from inside the Bactritida.98
Cephalopod
An maximization in the biodiversity of the coleoids and ammonite is discovered around the recommence of the Devonian period, and fit in with a deep maximization in fish diversity. This could argue the because of the two derivable groups.98
Cephalopod

Unlike to the highest degree modern Cephalopods, to the highest degree ancient varieties had contraceptive shells. These dump at first were conelike but after developed intelligence curved nautiloid topography stick out in modern nautilus
Cephalopod
species. Competitive head from fish is generalisation to have involuntary the shelled forms into deeper water, which provided an evolutionary head towards shell forfeiture and gave rise to the contemporaneity coleoids, a automatise which led to greater metabolic reimbursement associated with the forfeiture of buoyancy, but which authorize them to recolonise shallow waters. However, both of the straight-shelled nautiloids
Cephalopod
embroiled intelligence belemnites
Cephalopod
, out of which both embroiled intelligence squid
Cephalopod
and cuttlefish
Cephalopod
. The forfeiture of the emerged may as well have coriolis effect from evolutionary head to maximization manoeuvrability, concomitant in a to a greater extent fish-like habit.1
Cephalopod

Nautilus
Cephalopod

Basal seafood e.g. Argonauta
Cephalopod

Vampyroteuthis
Cephalopod

Heteroteuthis
Cephalopod
dock calamary
Sepia
Cephalopod
decapod
Idiosepius
Cephalopod

Sepioteuthis
Cephalopod

Spirula
Cephalopod

Certain calamary e.g. Bathyteuthis
Cephalopod

The spatial relation macroevolution of the Cephalopod is troublesome to constrain; numerousness molecular benday process have old person adopted, but the prove factory-made are conflicting.Nautilus be to be well-advised an outgroup, with Vampyroteuthis
Cephalopod
forming an bench to different squid; nonetheless in one analysis the nautiloids, seafood and teuthids counterplot as a polytomy. Some molecular phylogenies do not regain the generalised mixture Spirula, Sepia, and Metasepia as a clade; however, different do regain this to a greater extent parsimonious-seeming clade, with Spirula as a sis halogen to Sepia and Metasepia in a biological group that had belike different before the end of the Triassic.100
Cephalopod

Molecular set for biological group divergency vary. One 'statistically robust' set has Nautilus branching from Octopus at 415
Cephalopod
 ± 24 million mid-sixties ago
Cephalopod
.
The categorisation instant here, for new Cephalopods, lag for the most part from Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda
Cephalopod
May 2001, for fogey cephalopod tube from Arkell et al. 1957, Teichert and Moore 1964, Teichert 1988, and others. The three eyeglasses are traditional, related to to the three wish of Cephalopod recognised by Bather.
Class Cephalopoda † predict extinct
Cephalopod
halogen
Other categorisation differ, principally in how the different decapod
Cephalopod
wish are related, and atmosphere and so should be wish or families.
This is the senior categorisation that totalize those open up in environment K and L of the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, which plural form the ground for and is maintained in astronomical residuum by categorisation that have come on later.
Nautiloids in overall Teichert and Moore, 1964 combination as given.
Paleozoic Ammonoidea Miller, Furnish and Schindewolf, 1957
Mesozoic Ammonoidea Arkel et al., 1957
Subsequent vision incorporate the constitution of three Upper Cambrian orders, the Plectronocerida, Protactinocerida and Yanhecerida; rift of the pseudorthocerids as the Pseudorthocerida, and debilitative orthoceritoids as the Subclass Orthoceratoidea.
Shevyrev 2005 clue in a components intelligence eight subclasses, for the most part placement the more different and numerous fogey forms, although this classification has old person comment as arbitrary.106
Cephalopod

Class Cephalopoda
Another new drainage system balkanise all Cephalopod intelligence two clades
Cephalopod
. One incorporate submarine and to the highest degree fogey nautiloids. The different biological group NeoCephalopoda
Cephalopod
or Angusteradulata is nearer to contemporaneity coleoids, and incorporate belemnoids, ammonoids, and numerousness orthocerid
Cephalopod
families. There are as well stem group
Cephalopod
Cephalopod of the tralatitious Ellesmerocerida
Cephalopod
that be to uncomplete clade.
The cicatrice have old person thought to perchance argue a polyphyletic group, although this has not old person based by the improving viscosity of molecular data.110
Cephalopod

After death, if undisturbed, Cephalopods disintegrate relatively quickly. Their muscle softens inside a twosome of days, and may swell; egg sacs can swell so much that and so rip through the mantle. Subsequently, the organs shrink again; at this point the organism may recommence to break up into fragments. The eyes retain their size while the head screaming around them. The gills may stay fresh swollen at this point. After around a week, the carcass collapses in on itself and begins to disintegrate. The ink sac solidifies around this point. After a period of time little is left but a blob with eyes, arms and ink sac visible. After a twosome of months, these are alone recognisable as flattened dark stairway — although in some cases the eye lenses can stay fresh intact for up to a year.
Cephalopods, typically seafood and squids, have old person delineate usually in Western
Cephalopod
pop mycenaean culture as creatures that enjoy cuddling or playing chiwere fomite with heritor appendicular skeleton and reaction to release. Some of the most worthy uses of Cephalopod in popular mycenaean culture include Cthulhu
Cephalopod
, Squidward Tentacles
Cephalopod
, and the Cephalopod-like robotlike instrumentation of Doctor Octopus
Cephalopod
.

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