Does An Octopus Have Arms Or Tentacles? Let’s Find Out!
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Does An Octopus Have Arms Or Tentacles? Let’s Find Out!

Arms! Tentacles! What’s the difference? Which cephalopod has what!? When it comes to cephalopod appendages, especially octopus, tentacles seem to be that all-encompassing umbrella term that gets used when describing those long, flexible appendages. We are here to answer the ultimate question: Does an octopus have arms or tentacles? Let’s break it down! Okay, let’s…

Searching For The Octographer! (Octopus Photo Competition)

Searching For The Octographer! (Octopus Photo Competition)

As part of “Worlds Oceans Week,” The Explorers Club and OctoNation are excited to announce the first global octopus photo competition, The Octographer! Photos will showcase the unique, captivating world of octopus diversity in hopes to bring excitement and awareness to ocean conservation. And let’s be real, octopus are in a league of their own!…

The Fantastic Phore: Cephalopods Color-Changing Abilities!
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The Fantastic Phore: Cephalopods Color-Changing Abilities!

If you ever wondered what (or who) was the culprit behind cephalopods being able to change the color of their skin… you’ve found them. Meet the Fantastic Phore- chromatophore, iridophores, leucophores, and photophores! Cephalopod skin is the kind of thing you read about in science fiction books. It would be completely unbelievable if they weren’t…