Octopus and squid by James C. Hunt

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Published by Monterery Bay Aquarium, Distributed to the book trade by Publishers Group West in Monterey, Calif, [Emeryville, CA] .

Written in English

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  • Cephalopoda.,
  • Octopoda.,
  • Squids.,
  • Cuttlefish.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementJames C. Hunt.
SeriesMonterey Bay Aquarium natural history series
LC ClassificationsQL430.3.O2 H86 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1004303M
ISBN 101878244167
LC Control Number96044014

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The four tales in this charming picture book show funny moments in the life of best friends Squid and Octopus. Yes, they argue sometimes (about things as silly as whether they should wear mittens or socks to keep their tentacles warm!), but they are always able to cheer each other up in glum times (such as when Squid wakes from the dream of being a superhero and feels /5(30).

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Octopuses appear in Japanese erotic art, shunga. They are eaten and considered a delicacy by humans in many parts of the world, especially the Mediterranean and the Asian seas.

Key Differences between Squid and Octopus Octopuses tend to live on their own, while squids often live alone or in groups. The average life of the octopus goes from 1 to 3 years, whereas in the squids goes from 9 months to 5 years.

The squids have a small shell or shell, but the octopus does not. Cephalopods – octopuses, squids and nautiluses – “are an island of mental complexity in the sea of invertebrate animals”, he writes, having developed on a different path from us, “an independent Author: Philip Hoare.

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