Greetings from the newest addition to our Tentacles exhibit—a cadre of juvenile stumpy-spined cuttlefish! These youngsters will grow into small but mighty hunters that blend in with their environment to ambush prey.
The “stumpies”—like most cuttlefish on exhibit—are cultivated right here at the Aquarium, reducing the need to collect in the wild.
Cephalopod celebration!: Cuttlefish romantic drama? Octopuses hunting prey? Tune in to our cephalopodcast for behind-the- scenes tales from the Tentacles exhibition!
Meet the mesmerizing mimic octopus, the newest member of our special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes.
Wunderpus octopus (Wunderpus photogenicus) Bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes) Chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) Stumpy cuttlefish (Sepia bandensis) Ready for their close-up We love watching live cephalopods, but it’s a treat to...
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...