Meet the newest critter in our Tentacles special exhibition: The broadclub cuttlefish! This second-largest member of the cuttlefish family gets its name from it’s two club-like tentacles, which it uses to strike and grab prey.
Thank you to staffer Jim Perdue for the photo!
New cephalopods on the scene! We just added pharaoh cuttlefish to our Tentacles special exhibition. These master color changers flip through shades of metallic blue, green, gold, silver–and patterns of spots and stripes. Learn more
Happy first day of Cephtember—er, September! Meet stunning cephalopods in our special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes.
A mother knows! Cracking the code of cuttlefish courtship was critical to the success of the “Tentacles” exhibition. Our cunning husbandry team created the perfect circumstances to keep the critters comfortable and cajole them into ...
Eye see you! The distinctive W-shaped pupil and “eyelid” of the pharaoh cuttlefish helps even out scattered light of the reef and reveal hidden prey. Get up close and personal with cuttlefish and kin in our Tentacles special exhibit...