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This is an excellent video to view in conjunction with the Squid Dissection. The anatomists on the program give very detailed descriptions of the squid anatomy and combine it with footage of live squid showing how each structure is an adapatation for their survival.squid dissection

Also, check out the squid virtual dissection if you don't have squid on hand.

Inside Nature's Giants - Giant Squid

1. A squid has ____ short arms and ____ long tentacles.
a. 8, 12 b. 8, 2 c. 4, 4 d. 2, 8

2. This large cephalopod is generally found in the antarctice and is even bigger than the giant squid:
a. Colossal Squid b. Humboldt Squid
Architeuthis Squidd. Tiger Squid

3. Chromatophores are used by squid to do what?
a. capture prey b. swim fast
digest foodd. change colors

4. What marine mammal is known to eat giant squid?
a. great white shark b. dolphin
sperm whaled. sea otter

5. A radula is like a __________ with teeth.
a. sucker b. footc. tentacled. tongue

6. Squid blood is blue because it is ___________ based.
a. copper b. ironc. carbond. iodine

7. Squid have three hearts, two branchial hearts that attach to the gills, and a large central ______ heart.
a. pulmonary b. systemicc. effectived. false

8. Compared to the squid, vertebrate eyes are poorly engineered because where the nerves exit, it creates a:
a. dark ring b. floating vessel
blind spotd. blood clot

9. The esophagus of the squid passes through the _______ before it enters the stomach.
a. heart b. reproductive organsc. gillsd. brain

10. After a female squid releases her embryos, what does she do next?
a. she finds another mate b. she dies
c. she eats them
d. she hunts