45/150: Cephalopods are Insane in the Membrane


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Animalia: Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Teuthida: Loliginidae: Doryteuthis: Doryteuthis opalescens (Berry, 1911)

The opalescent inshore squid, Dorytheuthis opalescens, can be found along the Pacific coast from Alaska to Mexico. They are part of the myopsid squids, meaning that they have a cornea unlike other cephalopods as it is covered in a corneal membrane instead of a second eyelid. Continue reading “45/150: Cephalopods are Insane in the Membrane”