How many tentacles does an octopus have?

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How many tentacles does an octopus have?

How many tentacles does an octopus have?

The octopus has two eyes, three hearts and 7 or 8 tentacles equipped with suckers (2 SYMMETRICAL rows for 8 tentacles in our local one). The oral cavity of the octopus is located under the head and has a typical "beak" shape (made of chitin).

What is the difference between octopus and octopus?

Let's start by saying that the word "Piovra" is nothing but a synonym of the octopus, what is usually used in various culinary fish preparations. The only difference between octopus and increases is the dimension of the mollusk: the smaller the first and larger the second.

What is the name of the octopus with long tentacles?

Octopus macropus Belonging to the Octopus macropus species, the pulp differs from the octopus for the much longer tentacles of the octopus and the white spots present all over the body.

How to recognize a male octopus from the female?

In the male octopus, unlike the female, one of these tentacles does not end in a point, like the other seven, but in a "spoon" shape. Well this modified tentacle differentiates the male from the female and is used to introduce spermatozoa into the female octopus during mating.

What is the female octopus called?

The pulpessa is not the female of the octopus but a nocturnal and very aggressive specimen of red-brown color with numerous white dots. Polyps, on the other hand, are not molluscs but cnidarians, exactly like jellyfish to be clear. Examples of polyps are sea anemones or corals such as madrepores.

What is the difference between octopus and baby octopus?

The dormouse is usually smaller than the octopus, has an oval head and the eyes are more prominent. ... The octopus, along each tentacle has two rows of suckers that branch off from the apex of the limb to the terminal part. The baby octopus, on the other hand, has only one row of easily distinguishable suckers.

How do you see the true octopus?

We speak of true octopus, when the specimen is recognizable by a double row of suckers on the 8 tentacles and a delicious flavor; the "sand" octopus does not actually exist because in that case we are talking about baby octopus, recognizable by a single row of suckers on longer and thinner tentacles.

How do you see the difference between a female or a male octopus?

In the male octopus, unlike the female, one of these tentacles does not end in a point, like the other seven, but in a "spoon" shape. Well this modified tentacle differentiates the male from the female and is used to introduce spermatozoa into the female octopus during mating.

What is the member of the octopus?

It is therefore possible to say that octopuses have two legs and six arms. They also have considerable flexibility. They can bend over to turn the octopus into a sphere and allow it to roll on the seabed.
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