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    What´s the difference between a squid and an octopus?

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    Different sizes. Squid are small, Octopus are usually much larger. The are related, but biologically slghtly different.:

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    What about ¨giant squid¨? If the octopus used for the bigger size, why the term?

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    They are both Cephalopods, but are different orders. Check these links for the full differences:


    Octopus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Squid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    They're also shaped differently. A squid has an arrow-like shaped head, whereas an octopus' head is oval-like and rounded. At least, that's what the students determined last Friday, on our school trip to the Shanghai Aquarium.

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    Is a giant squid real???

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    Wow, I thought it was just one of those fantasy writings about like giant spiders and bugs...

    How I'd love to eat one of those big big dishes...

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