An octopuss size normally ranges from one centimeter

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also have two fins on their heads but octopi rarely ever have fins on their head. An octopus’s size normally ranges from one centimeter to five meters. A squid’s normal size is sixty centimeters but there is a type of squid called the Giant Squid. Its size ranges from thirteen meters to twenty meters. Secondly, they capture and feed on their prey differently. A squid has two large tentacles on its head. They are there to help squid hunt for their prey. A squid will use the tentacles on its head to reach out for prey. They grab its prey and bring it in to their mouth and eat the prey in
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Wiklund 2 chunks. Octopi use their 8 arms that are lined with suction like cups. They surf across the ocean floor moving about until something catches on to the arms. It claims on a website, “The octopus uses its arms to pierce the shell and injects poison to its prey, causing paralysis,” (“key similarities and differences of squid and octopus”). Octopi and Squid also feed on different prey. Octopi feed on worms, crabs, clams, lobster, and whelks. Squid feed on fish, shrimp, crabs, and even other squid. Octopi also have different habitats than a squid does. Octopi normally live on or near the ocean floor. They live in small places that are sheltered. It reports on a website, “The octopus only lives in oceans due to their need for salt water. They are able to be dispersed in plenty of different locations though. The most common area of the ocean for them to reside happens to be
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