Data about Cephalopoda

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Physical Description

Data about Cephalopoda
Dimorphism
Additional detail appendages
  • Appendages
    appendages differ between males and females. Includes the number, size and shape of locomotory and sensory appendages such as antennae, legs, wings, and fins, as well as non-genital appendages modified to act as intromittent organs. Tail dimorphisms are not included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/appendagesDimorphic
Fairbairn, 2013  
Additional detail dwarf males Fairbairn, 2013  
Additional detail female larger Fairbairn, 2013  
Additional detail Sexes shaped differently Fairbairn, 2013  

Ecology

Data about Cephalopoda
Habitat
Additional detail marine biome
  • Marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
  • Preys upon
    consumes for energetic or other nutritional needs (object of consumption is an organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/preysUpon
Preys upon
Additional detail Anchovy GloBI  
Additional detail Gobies GloBI  
Additional detail Lightfish GloBI  
Additional detail Merluccid Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Pilchard GloBI  
Additional detail Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Torpedo Scad GloBI  
Additional detail Unidentified GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bristlemouths GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Flyingfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Halfbeaks GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Mussels and Clams GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Anchovy GloBI  
Additional detail Penis Worm GloBI  
Additional detail Plankton GloBI  
Additional detail Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Saurels GloBI  
Additional detail Shads GloBI  
Additional detail Snails and Slugs GloBI  
Additional detail Zooplankton GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Coastal Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Cabezon GloBI  
Additional detail California Scorpionfish GloBI  
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Snoek GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Geelbeck Croaker GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Inshore Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Japanese Pygmy Cuttlefish GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Leatherback Sea Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Anchovy GloBI  
Additional detail Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Meagre GloBI  
Additional detail Sperm Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Vermilion Rockfish GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Abyssorchomene plebs GloBI  
Additional detail Abyssorchomene rossi GloBI  
Additional detail Aetideopsis antarctica GloBI  
Additional detail Alacia belgicae GloBI  
Additional detail Alacia hettacra GloBI  
Additional detail Alepisaurus GloBI  
Additional detail Amallothrix dentipes GloBI  
Additional detail Amberjacks GloBI  
Additional detail American Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Andriashev's Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Deepsea Smelt GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fulmar GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fulmar GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fulmar GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fulmar GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fulmar GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Neosquid GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Skua GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Starry Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Starry Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctomysis maxima GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctomysis ohlinii GloBI  
Additional detail Arrow Worm GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Bumper GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Bumper GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Croaker GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Mackerel GloBI  
Additional detail Billfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Black-browed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Blackfin Grenadier GloBI  
Additional detail Blackfin Tuna GloBI  
Additional detail Blackwing Searobin GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Bolin’s Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Boreomysis GloBI  
Additional detail Boroecia antipoda GloBI  
Additional detail Bottlenose Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Brauer’s Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Broad-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Cabezon GloBI  
Additional detail Calanus propinquus GloBI  
Additional detail California Scorpionfish GloBI  
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Snoek GloBI  
Additional detail Capelin GloBI  
Additional detail Carlsberg's Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalophanes frigidus GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Coalfish GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Colossal Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Conchoecissa imbricata GloBI  
Additional detail Crabeater Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Crabeater Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ctenocalanus citer GloBI  
Additional detail Cyllopus lucasii GloBI  
Additional detail Cyphocaris faurei GloBI  
Additional detail Cyphocaris richardi GloBI  
Additional detail Dactylamblyops GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Dog-like Carnivores GloBI  
Additional detail Dogtooth Grenadier GloBI  
Additional detail Duckbill Flathead GloBI  
Additional detail Dusky Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Emperor Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Emperor Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Emperor Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Emperor Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Epimeria macrodonta GloBI  
Additional detail Epimeriella macronyx GloBI  
Additional detail Euchirella rostromagna GloBI  
Additional detail Eurythenes gryllus GloBI  
Additional detail Eurythenes obesus GloBI  
Additional detail Eusirus microps GloBI  
Additional detail Eusirus perdentatus GloBI  
Additional detail Eusirus propeperdentatus GloBI  
Additional detail Fairy Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Farrania frigida GloBI  
Additional detail Fin Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Fin Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Fraser’s Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Gaetanus kruppii GloBI  
Additional detail Gaetanus simplex GloBI  
Additional detail Gaetanus tenuispinus GloBI  
Additional detail Galiteuthis glacialis GloBI  
Additional detail Geelbeck Croaker GloBI  
Additional detail Geelbeck Croaker GloBI  
Additional detail Gentoo Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Gentoo Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Gentoo Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Grand Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Great-winged Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Greater Hooked Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Gurnard GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Grey-headed Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Groupers GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Haloptilus ocellatus GloBI  
Additional detail Hardhead Catfish GloBI  
Additional detail Heterorhabdus austrinus GloBI  
Additional detail Heterorhabdus farrani GloBI  
Additional detail Hourglass Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Humpback Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Hyperiella dilatata GloBI  
Additional detail Hyperiella macronyx GloBI  
Additional detail Inshore Lizardfish GloBI  
Additional detail Jacks and Pompanos GloBI  
Additional detail Keelcheek Bass GloBI  
Additional detail Kerguelen Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Kerguelen Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail King Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Lantern Fish GloBI  
Additional detail Largescale Lizardfish GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Light-mantled Sooty Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Limp Eelpout GloBI  
Additional detail Little Tunny GloBI  
Additional detail Longrayed Whiptail GloBI  
Additional detail Longspine Porgy GloBI  
Additional detail Lucicutia gaussae GloBI  
Additional detail Lucicutia macrocera GloBI  
Additional detail Lucicutia wolfendeni GloBI  
Additional detail Macaroni Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Macaroni Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Macaroni Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerel Icefish GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerel Icefish GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerel Icefish GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail Macrourus GloBI  
Additional detail Maupasia coeca GloBI  
Additional detail Merluccid Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Messmate GloBI  
Additional detail Metaconchoecia isocheira GloBI  
Additional detail Metaconchoecia skogsbergi GloBI  
Additional detail Metridia curticauda GloBI  
Additional detail Metridia gerlachei GloBI  
Additional detail Microcalanus pygmaeus GloBI  
Additional detail Mimocalanus cultrifer GloBI  
Additional detail Minispotted Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Minke Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Mulloway GloBI  
Additional detail Mysidetes posthon GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Nichols's Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Giant Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Giant Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Giant Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Oithona frigida GloBI  
Additional detail Oithona similis GloBI  
Additional detail Oncaea antarctica GloBI  
Additional detail Oncaea curvata GloBI  
Additional detail Onchocalanus wolfendeni GloBI  
Additional detail Paraeuchaeta antarctica GloBI  
Additional detail Paraeuchaeta rasa GloBI  
Additional detail Paraeuchaeta similis GloBI  
Additional detail Parallel Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Parandania boecki GloBI  
Additional detail Pasiphaea scotiae GloBI  
Additional detail Patagonian Toothfish, Chilean Sea Bass GloBI  
Additional detail Patagonian Toothfish, Chilean Sea Bass GloBI  
Additional detail Pelagobia longicirrata GloBI  
Additional detail Penguins GloBI  
Additional detail Phytoplankton GloBI  
Additional detail Pike GloBI  
Additional detail Pleuromamma robusta GloBI  
Additional detail Primno macropa GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudoamallothrix cenotelis GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudoamallothrix emarginata GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudochirella hirsuta GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudochirella mawsoni GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudomma belgicae GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudosagitta gazellae GloBI  
Additional detail Racovitzanus antarcticus GloBI  
Additional detail Red Gurnard GloBI  
Additional detail Rhincalanus gigas GloBI  
Additional detail Rhombic Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Rock Sea Bass GloBI  
Additional detail Ross Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Rough Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Royal Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Saddle Bass GloBI  
Additional detail Salpa thompsoni GloBI  
Additional detail Salvin's Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Salvin's Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Scad GloBI  
Additional detail Scaphocalanus antarcticus GloBI  
Additional detail Scaphocalanus farrani GloBI  
Additional detail Scaphocalanus parantarcticus GloBI  
Additional detail Scaphocalanus vervoorti GloBI  
Additional detail Scolecithricella minor GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Turtles GloBI  
Additional detail Sei Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Sharks GloBI  
Additional detail Short-tailed Shearwater GloBI  
Additional detail Shortwing Searobin GloBI  
Additional detail Silver Lightfish GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Slender-billed Prion GloBI  
Additional detail Smoothhead Scorpionfish GloBI  
Additional detail Snails and Slugs GloBI  
Additional detail Snow Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Snow Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Snow Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Soft-plumaged Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Solidosagitta marri GloBI  
Additional detail Sooty Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Sooty Shearwater GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Black-tip Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Bottle-nosed Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Meagre GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Rockhopper Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Sperm Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Sperm Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Sperm Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Spinocalanus abyssalis GloBI  
Additional detail Spinocalanus abyssalis pygmaeus GloBI  
Additional detail Spinocalanus magnus GloBI  
Additional detail Spiny Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Stephos longipes GloBI  
Additional detail Stomias gracilis GloBI  
Additional detail Straightline Dragonfish GloBI  
Additional detail Subantarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Tenison’s Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Themisto gaudichaudii GloBI  
Additional detail Thornback Ray GloBI  
Additional detail Thorny Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Thysanoessa macrura GloBI  
Additional detail Tomopteris carpenteri GloBI  
Additional detail Tomopteris planktonis GloBI  
Additional detail Tomopteris septentrionalis GloBI  
Additional detail Toothed Whales GloBI  
Additional detail Toothed Whales GloBI  
Additional detail Tope Shark GloBI  
Additional detail True Seals GloBI  
Additional detail True Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Turbot GloBI  
Additional detail Unidentified GloBI  
Additional detail Vermilion Rockfish GloBI  
Additional detail Vibilia stebbingi GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Albatross GloBI  
Additional detail Weddell Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Weddell Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Weddell Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Weddell Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Wenchman GloBI  
Additional detail Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises GloBI  
Additional detail Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises GloBI  
Additional detail Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail White-chinned Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Whitson's Grenadier GloBI  
Additional detail Wilson's Storm-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Wilson's Storm-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Xanthocalanus GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowfin Tuna GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowtail Flounder GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about Cephalopoda
Reproduction
Additional detail dioecious
  • Dioecious
    Dioecy (Greek: "two households"; adjective form: dioecious) is characterised by a species having distinct male and female organisms.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/dioecious
Fairbairn, 2013  

Notes

Data about Cephalopoda
Percent species currently described
Additional detail 54 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Described (accepted)
Additional detail 761 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Total unknown species (expert opinion)
Additional detail 650 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undescribed species present in museum collections
Additional detail 150 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected)
Additional detail 500 Appeltans et al, 2012  

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