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OCTOPUS

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OCTOPUS

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  1. OCTOPUS

  2. Description • Massive bulbous head, large eyes, and eight distinctive arms. • Most unique about them is their variety of colors it uses to hide from pray or distinguish their mood. • They have very well developed vision and sense of touch.

  3. Species • With over 300 known species • Invertebrate • Mollusk • Live for 1 to 2 years. • Carnivore • Weighs 6-22lbs • They have 3 hearts and 9 brains

  4. Hiding From Predators • They can change the colour of their skin and even the texture to match their surroundings • When found an octopus will release a black ink to obscure the attackers view giving it time to swim away. • The ink even contains a substance that will dull the smell making it harder for the predator to follow. • They also have beaklike jaws that can bit hard, and poisonous saliva mainly used to subdue prey.

  5. Habitat • Bottom dwellers • The octopus inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, including coral reefs, pelagic waters, and the ocean flooras well as small crevasses and holes • They live in both warm and cold waters • Saltwater • Cold water octopuses tend to be bigger.

  6. Basic Information • Octopods lay their eggs among coral reefs and sea anemone. • After hatching the young swim to the surface and flout with the plankton for about a month then return to the bottom. • If eats other sea creatures like crab and crayfish. • If they loose an arm it may grow back.

  7. Intelligence • Octopods are one of the most intelligent sea creatures • The water tank story! • The Crab in bottle story! • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kuAiuXezIU

  8. Picture/ Video • Found around Florida • blue ring octopus