An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

TENTACLE (2)   In squid, one of the 4th pair (dorsal pair = No. 1) of the 5 pair of appendages surrounding the mouth; usually longer than the "ARMS"; (the other 4 pair of appendages) and extensible; see also: HECTOCOTYLUS.

See the detailed web page on tentacle terminology, from the excellent "Cephalopod Glossary" by Richard E. Young, Michael Vecchione, and Katharina M. Mangold.

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