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Architeuthis (Giant Squid) reproduction, with notes on basic anatomy and behavior
By Dr. Steve O'Shea
Last updated: 03/28/03
Note: Steve welcomes discussion in the Physiology & Biology forum.
Architeuthis (Fig. 1, left) is basically an eating and breeding machine. A look inside the cut-open...
I almost feel foolish asking this question but my fascination for the octopus is far more advanced than my humble knowledge of it. I cannot seem to find the answer here. searching elsewhere online the common answer is eight but the diagram of the testes sac does not seem to support this. Also...