A cephalopod mollusk of the order Octopoda; an octopus.
- The major groups of drilling marine predators include octopods and gastropods.
- Because of the lack of the external conch the octopods swam swiftly, and successfully coped with the upper Cretaceous marine predators.
- Lewy demonstrated the similarity in breeding strategies between ammonoids and extant octopods.
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