By Bob Goemans
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Cuttlefish, Octopus & Squid

 Callistoctopus luteus (Starry Octopus)

Callistoctopus luteus
(Sasaki, 1929)

Starry Octopus

Not Reef Tank Suitable

Not Suitable for Fish-Only Tank


These are members of the class Cephalopoda and another member includes the nautilus. The word Cephalopoda means literally, "head-foot bearing" and refers to the way the cephalopod arm appears to be attached directly to the head. Few are collected for the trade.

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