The Eyes Of The Octopus Vulgaris: Let’s Take A Peek!
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The Eyes Of The Octopus Vulgaris: Let’s Take A Peek!

Octopuses share a very peculiar feature that, despite quickly catching observers’ attention, is rarely spoken of… their eyes. Yes! They are round, prominent, and reveal their relentless curiosity. Taking our star student, the Octopus vulgaris, as a reference here, we will review this intriguing organ from the inside out to better understand how octopus’ eyes…

Octopus Eyes: Everything You Need To Know About Cephalopod Vision!
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Octopus Eyes: Everything You Need To Know About Cephalopod Vision!

It is utterly impossible to generalize about octopus eyes and their vision. There are the adjustable pinhole eyes of the nautilus, the extreme size difference between the eyes of the cock-eyed squid, and the largest eyes on the earth belong to the giant squid! On top of that, cephalopod pupils come in all different shapes…