Visit the shallow spawning grounds of the colour-changing reef squid.
- The southern reef squid is one of around 800 species of cephalopod.
- Cephalopods are the most intelligent of all invertebrates.
- Squid can change colour using specialised cells called chromatophores.
- Female southern reef squid place their eggs inside protective casings and hide them on the ocean floor.
In the shallow coastal waters of Tasmania, southern reef squid gather to spawn.
Southern Reef Squid
Squid are a type of cephalopod – a group of marine animals that also includes octopuses and cuttlefish.
Approximately 800 species
The cephalopods are the most intelligent of all invertebrates, with large brains and an advanced ...
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