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True to its name, the North Pacific giant octopus is the largest of all octopus species, and, along with other cephalopods (a group of…
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The cephalopods (meaning 'head-footed'), a group of molluscs that contain the octopuses, squid and cuttlefish, are probably the most…
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The southern blue-ringed octopus (Hapalochlaena maculosa) is one of three closely related species belonging to the genus Hapalochlaena…
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