Argonauta argo


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Noun1.Argonauta argo - cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shellsArgonauta argo - cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells
octopod - a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
Argonauta, genus Argonauta - type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilus
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When Finn maneuvered Argonauta argo females so air escaped from their cases, the animals flailed as if to maintain their orientation and quickly jetted to the water surface.
For the first time, Dr Julian Finn and Dr Mark Norman from Museum Victoria in Melbourne have observed the animals, Argonauta argo, in the wild, in the Sea of Japan.