squid vs octopus

squid octopus


  • 1) slang, motorcycling, pejorative A motorcyclist characterized by lack of riding gear, reckless/careless/unsafe riding, especially of sport bikers.
  • 2) A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other substance fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.
  • 3) UK, slang, humorous, rare A quid; one pound sterling.
  • 4) Any of several carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks, of the order Teuthida, having a mantle, eight arms, and a pair of tentacles
  • 5) mildly pejorative A sailor in the Navy.
  • 6) Any of various marine cephalopod mollusks of several families of the superorder Decapodiformes (or Decabrachia), having a usually elongated body, eight arms and two tentacles, a reduced or absent internal shell, and a pair of fins.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of ten-armed cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal fin on each side; especially, any species of Loligo, Ommastrephes, and related genera. See calamary, decacerata, dibranchiata.
  • 8) (Zoöl.) See under Flying, and Giant.
  • 9) A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other substance, fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) the striped bass.
  • 11) (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food
  • 12) widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
  • 13) An artificial bait or lure of metal, ivory, etc., used in angling or trolling for fish, often simply a fish-hook on the shank of which a mass of lead is melted in cylindrical or tapering form to imitate a squid (def. 1).
  • 14) A kind of cuttlefish or calamary; a dibranchiate cephalopod with ten arms, especially of the family Loliginidæ or Teuthididæ.


  • 1) An organization that has many powerful branches controlled from the centre.
  • 2) uncountable The flesh of these marine molluscs eaten as food.
  • 3) Any of several marine molluscs/mollusks, of the family Octopodidae, having no internal or external protective shell or bone (unlike the nautilus, squid or cuttlefish) and eight arms each covered with suckers.
  • 4) Any of various carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks chiefly of the family Octopodidae, having a soft body, eight arms with suckers, a large distinct head, and a mouth with a strong beak.
  • 5) Something, such as a multinational corporation, that has many powerful, centrally controlled branches.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) Any member of the genus Octopus.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) A genus of eight-armed cephalopods, including numerous species, some of them of large size. See devilfish.
  • 8) Something resembling an octopus in having numerous controlling arms or branches that reach widely and influence many activities; -- used mostly of organizations, such as diversified corporations.
  • 9) bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  • 10) tentacles of octopus prepared as food
  • 11) The typical genus of Octopodidæ and Octopoda.
  • 12) Hence Figuratively, any centralized organization which has many branches and secret connections, and thereby maintains an oppressive hold upon the public.
  • 13) [lowercase; pl. octopi (-pī).] A species or an individual of the genus Octopus; an octopod; a poulpe; a devilfish. See also cut under cuttlefish.


  • 1) The pale cooked squid provide the perfect backdrop for the vibrant colours of the marinade.
  • 2) It still looks as if it is modern squid ink.
  • 3) Miles finds a giant squid and then keeps on finding strange creatures.
  • 4) It features a bun made with bamboo charcoal and comes with squid ink sauce.
  • 5) Is there such thing as a giant squid?
  • 6) Add the wine and allow it to simmer while you slice the peppers as you did the squid.
  • 7) The squid will cook very quickly and only wants to be in the pan for about a minute.
  • 8) You can sit on the balcony and eat fantastic prawns and squid while you look out at the sea.
  • 9) Add squid and tip over salad.
  • 10) There is one small squid body and two sets of tentacles, and that is it.
  • 11) Rumour had it he now cooked squid at a stall on the docks of Piraeus.
  • 12) Halfway through the process, add a couple of sachets of squid ink.
  • 13) Add the squid pieces, mix to coat well and set aside.
  • 14) Don't be anxious about cooking squid.
  • 15) When cool enough to handle, slice the squid body into strips and cut the tentacles in half.
  • 16) Heat the olive oil in the sauté pan and quickly stir-fry the squid and prawns until the squid curls and the prawns turn pink.
  • 17) I had it with roast chicken, but it would be just as good with something fishy such as grilled squid.
  • 18) 3128 * LISTEN 12384 / (squid) [email protected]: / etc / squid$ here is the error I get when I redirect all firefox traffic thru the proxy ...
  • 19) So if the squid is associated with females and vaginae, and Doctor Manhattan is associated with penises,
  • 20) Next time we do meat and not fish; getting four whole squid is intimidating!
  • 21) "Rapid changes of intracellular free calcium concentration: detection by metallochromic indicator dyes in squid giant axon," Biophys.
  • 22) To some, that squid is simply a bizarre natural phenomenon.
  • 23) Place pan in oven to cook for 5 minutes until shrimps become pink and squid is slightly brown at the edge.
  • 24) The giant squid is an "eat the crew, ask questions later" kind of cephalopod
  • 25) Nothing a writer says surprises me anymore, not even if Jeff VanderMeer told me he did his first drafts while dangling naked upside from a coconut palm, writing in squid ink through the hollowed fingerbone of William S. Burroughs.
  • 26) ‘Giant cephalopods such as squid and octopuses are also a great source of sea-monster folklore.’
  • 27) ‘Like squids and octopuses, cuttlefishes have a funnel for jet propulsion, but unlike the other two, they also have an internal, oval-shaped bony chamber that fills with gas.’
  • 28) ‘This evolutionary shift, too, has occurred many times - groups as diverse as squids, roundworms, and most vertebrates develop without the benefit of larvae.’
  • 29) ‘Catsharks occur around the globe in warm temperate seas, and therefore are a consistent predator on populations of squid, crustaceans, cephalopods, and small fishes.’
  • 30) ‘Soft-bodied squid replaced the hard-shelled ammonites as the leading molluscs.’
  • 31) ‘The cuttlefish is a relative of the squid and octopus family (cephalopods).’
  • 32) ‘The circulatory systems of other vertebrates, as well as those of squids and octopuses, employ similar rubbery materials.’
  • 33) ‘The major group of mesozoans, the Dicyemida, live as microscopic parasites in the renal organs of squid and octopuses.’
  • 34) ‘Despite inherent inefficiencies, jetting is the primary mode of locomotion for both primitive nautilus and powerful, migratory oceanic squids.’
  • 35) ‘Like squids, belemnites possessed an ink sac and ten arms.’
  • 36) ‘The mantle and funnel of squids are essential in generating and modulating thrust for jet locomotion.’
  • 37) ‘The immature light organs of a young squid develop a field of ciliated cells, which help draw Vibrio in from ocean water, as well as a series of deep pockets, or crypts, in which these bacteria will live.’
  • 38) ‘Scientists believe the squid live at depths of 660 to 2,300 feet during the day.’
  • 39) ‘Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, which later became a Disney movie, featured an encounter between a colossal squid and a French naval vessel.’
  • 40) ‘Each boat, manned by two or three fisherman, typically brings back a metric ton of squid every night.’
  • 41) ‘The color-changing behavior is controlled by the squid's brain and provides visual signals, but the purpose of those signals is still unknown.’
  • 42) ‘During his fifth trip to Papua New Guinea, Hall took this month's featured photograph of a female squid laying eggs on a submerged tree branch.’
  • 43) ‘The squid weighs about 550 pounds and was found in two pieces on Seven Mile Beach.’
  • 44) ‘In squids, octopuses and cuttlefish, the pigment layer is below the photoreceptors, in an area of dense blood vessels.’
  • 45) ‘Looking at just squids and octopods, the researchers have recorded about 50 species and believe they have found two new species of squid.’
  • 46) ‘Mezze choices include a tangy lemon and spinach squid and a raw beef with cracked wheat, but it's the strong drinks served in the open-plan bar that get you in the mood.’
  • 47) ‘The first meal of the day will usually be a simple thick rice soup with accompaniments of chicken, dried squid, and pickled vegetables.’
  • 48) ‘The Peking duck with plum sauce and pancakes was perfect and the deep fried squid with chilli and garlic simply divine.’
  • 49) ‘Opt for the delicious grilled squid, marinated fennel and chilli salad.’
  • 50) ‘Some of the more interesting include spinach pasta with smoke salmon, black pasta with squid and lemon sauce and herb pasta with lamb and pesto sauce.’
  • 51) ‘I have a delicious crispy chilli squid, Laura has a scary-looking aubergine salad, and we share something called a vegetarian sushi.’
  • 52) ‘For the squid tempura roll: Dredge each piece of squid in flour and pat off excess, then dredge in batter.’
  • 53) ‘The menu includes dishes such as squid with asparagus and mint, baby goat with fresh Mediterranean herbs and his famous dessert of eggplant and chocolate.’
  • 54) ‘Season the monkfish and squid with salt and pepper and cook for two minutes in the same pan.’
  • 55) ‘I predict squid, bok choy and oyster sauce, followed by rhubarb and custard tart on the menus of Marchmont next year.’
  • 56) ‘My fancy was caught by smoked ham hock and beetroot terrine with confit beetroot and dill and lime cream, followed by loin of veal with a fricassée of squid, white beans, parsley and garlic.’
  • 57) ‘The toasted bread was topped with baby squid in olive oil and tomato sauce.’
  • 58) ‘Our mystery dish was a mélange of fried octopus, squid and various vegetables, and was fresh and tender all around.’
  • 59) ‘The chefs also cooked up crispy fish, stuffed bamboo fungus, stir-fried textured fish and a yummy-looking stir fried squid with vegetables.’
  • 60) ‘The secret of cooking squid is simplicity, so in this dish it's just seasoned and coated with flour before being quickly fried.’
  • 61) ‘Fino Sherry, and its more nimble sibling Manzanilla, famously accompanies many tapas, whether it's Serrano ham, grilled squid or patatas bravas.’
  • 62) ‘Crackling crisp squid is surrounded by the unexpected zip of ginger, cashews, and papaya.’
  • 63) ‘Huge crabs are merely dressed, squid is fried and served with mayonnaise, sole is grilled and glorious Whitstable oysters come as they are.’
  • 64) ‘There were a good range of appetisers, everything from the usual won ton and spare ribs to deep fried squid and seaweed, as well as a selection of soups.’
  • 65) ‘His squid appetizer is marinated overnight in red wine and herbs, its vinousness a nice change from the lemon juice or vinaigrette more commonly served with squid.’
  • 66) ‘Our only other small success is a fish we manage to coax into jumping on a daisy chain of plastic squids, but it misses the bait.’
  • 67) ‘I could have trolled with the proper trolling rods, and this would have been a better option when it came to playing the fish, but on the days that we were successful, the fish seemed to prefer the flies to the plastic squid.’
  • 68) ‘Some say it resembles a squid, others including me, believe it is the noise and movement in the water, but whatever the reason, they work and that's all we really need to know!’


  • 1) Chalk another one up to the psychic octopus.
  • 2) Fatboy Slim burst from the top of a giant octopus.
  • 3) We would catch octopus and grill them - delicious.
  • 4) Dinner on the terrace overlooking the sea might include steamed shrimps with tomato and basil gnocchi or grilled octopus with white bean purée.
  • 5) He likes his risotto with all the bits ( squid and octopus).
  • 6) Black risotto This is a Croatian speciality made with octopus or squid and its ink.
  • 7) Why not a psychic octopus with a special feel for the Beautiful Game?
  • 8) We always make lots of salads, sometimes with squid or octopus, and anything left over from the day before.
  • 9) There are nuclear families who spend a lot of time with the giant plastic octopus in the pool (one of four) at the top of the ship.
  • 10) [47] The cuttlefish, or octopus (_Sepia octopus_).
  • 11) But the lifespan of the common octopus is only 3 years and tickets to Germany are out of my price range at the present time
  • 12) By this time it was clear that I was not about to set the world of biology aflame -- not many people were interested in octopus behavior -- and so after the university grudgingly gave me
  • 13) "Oooh, look, the octopus is going into the house!"
  • 14) I used to have this cute little stuffed octopus from the Monterey Aquarium that frightened the bejeezus out of 3/4 of the cats that met it, and was extremely, extremely alluring to the fourth cat.
  • 15) But the lifespan of the common octopus is only 3 years
  • 16) Oh, and Sonya gifted me with an enormous plush octopus from the MCZ gift shop, which I have christened Nemo.
  • 17) ‘He compares the octopus to the other cephalopods - cuttlefish, crayfish, and the like.’
  • 18) ‘The harbor seal's diet consists of fish, cephalopods, such as octopus and squid, and crustaceans.’
  • 19) ‘Cephalopods, the octopus, the squid and cuttlefish are the main groups, I think.’
  • 20) ‘Cephalopods, which includes octopuses and squid, have seriously weird brains.’
  • 21) ‘Abalone belongs to the phylum Mollusca, a group which includes clams, scallops, sea slugs, octopuses, and squid.’
  • 22) ‘Giant cephalopods such as squid and octopuses are also a great source of sea-monster folklore.’
  • 23) ‘With more than a 250 species, octopuses are members of an ancient group of animals called cephalopods.’
  • 24) ‘They eat a wide range of prey, often octopus and small molluscs.’
  • 25) ‘A nautilus does not have suckers on its tentacles like an octopus does.’
  • 26) ‘The olives were too strong, and the octopus too hesitant.’
  • 27) ‘Otters also are known to eat crabs, octopus, squid, sea stars, and fish.’
  • 28) ‘The circulatory systems of other vertebrates, as well as those of squids and octopuses, employ similar rubbery materials.’
  • 29) ‘The major group of mesozoans, the Dicyemida, live as microscopic parasites in the renal organs of squid and octopuses.’
  • 30) ‘This fish is vital to the reef ecosystem as a predator of smaller fish, lobster, crab, octopus, and shrimp.’
  • 31) ‘Indeed, octopuses are frequently observed to exert force on objects with their arms aligned parallel to the line of force.’
  • 32) ‘Local fishermen reported the appearance of large numbers of octopuses.’
  • 33) ‘In addition, the octopus can inject a powerful neurotoxin that is stored in the salivary glands to disable or kill its prey.’
  • 34) ‘The most obvious example is the mantle, a spherical bag of hydrostat in an octopus and a cylinder closed at one end in a squid.’
  • 35) ‘The task of retrieving the prey proved too simple for the octopus, so it was given a jar of fish with a screw-cap lid.’
  • 36) ‘What are the implications of the physical properties of water for suction attachment in octopus suckers?’
  • 37) they went scuba diving and saw an octopus

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