Re: NANFA-- Cephalopods
Tue, 9 Mar 2004 19:49:55 EST

In a message dated 3/9/04 7:13:52 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> We have a species that lives longer here in Puget Sound. The Giant Pacific
> Octopus (Octopus dofleini), . Probably too big for a 125 Gal aquarium at
> ft from tentacle tip to tentacle tip.
Actually I have talked to the woman who keeps (or kept, it's been a while)
the octopus in that aquarium. They have a max life span of about 18 months.
amazing how fast they grow, cephalopods set some sort of world record in
efficiency at turning food into octopus.

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