Does An Octopus Have Arms Or Tentacles?
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Does An Octopus Have Arms Or Tentacles?

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…

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…