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Missed the start of #CephalopodWeek? Catch up with this cephalopod video triple feature from Science Friday! Get a glimpse behind the scenes of the Aquarium and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and see how we culture cuttlefish and study mysterious vampire squid.

Watch the videos

But wait—there’s more! Tune in to Science Friday tomorrow—part of the radio broadcast will feature the ocean’s most mysterious multi-armed family.

Just a shell, you say? Get ready for the nautilus as you’ve never seen it before in this great video!  

Learn more about the chambered nautilus


Redecorating your undersea grotto? Get inspired with our Tentacles Pinterest board! We’ve collected our favorite images that capture the wildly colorful and wonderfully bizarre world of octopuses, squid, nautiluses and cuttlefishes.

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Learn more about our new Tentacles exhibit

Beautiful, mysterious—and little changed in 150-million years. Have you seen them? We have chambered nautilus in our new special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes.

Learn more about nautilus


Did you know that a nautilus is a cephalopod? And it’s part of our forthcoming special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes (opens April 12).
Enter our “It’s Time for Tentacles!” sweepstakes and you could win an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour. Enter now.

Did you know that a nautilus is a cephalopod? And it’s part of our forthcoming special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes (opens April 12).

Enter our “It’s Time for Tentacles!” sweepstakes and you could win an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour. Enter now.


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