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morphology of an octopusclick to hear

morphology of an octopus siphon mantle eye tentacle sucker

siphon click to hear

Tubular muscular organ, conical at its opening at the dorsal mantle cavity; the octopus discharges water through it to move quickly and to oxygenate itself.

mantle click to hear

Thick fold of tissue enveloping the body of the octopus and secreting the shell, which is hidden inside.

eye click to hear

Developed organ of sight used to make out light intensity, motion, shapes and certain colors.

tentacle click to hear

Long powerful muscular appendage located around the mouth and used for locomotion and grasping.

sucker click to hear

Adhesive disk surrounded by a flexible ring located on the ventral surface of the tentacle and used for suction and anchoring.