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Noun1.Cephalopoda - octopusesCephalopoda - octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk - marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
family Nautilidae, Nautilidae - spiral-shelled cephalopods
Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Early growth stages of Arenigian Baltoscandic Orthocerida Mollusca, Cephalopoda.
Mollusca: Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Cephalopoda.
The chef has an excellent touch on the tempura which is used liberally on the crustacea and cephalopoda.
Prey species OF %OF N %N W %W IRI %IRI Mollusca Cephalopoda Teuthoidae Loligo spp.
Invertebrates on sea and land, divided into bivalves (clams, oysters, mussels), gastropoda (snails, conches), and cephalopoda (octopi, squids)
The most familiar are the Pelecypoda, or bivalves, which include clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops, and the Cephalopoda, including octopus, cuttlefish, and squid.