Chapter 50. Cephalopoda

  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood
  1. Bernd U. Budelmann

Published Online: 8 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch50

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Budelmann, B. U. (2010) Cephalopoda, in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition (eds R. Hubrecht and J. Kirkwood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch50

Editor Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Neuroscience & Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-1069, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175234

Online ISBN: 9781444318777

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Keywords:

  • Cephalopoda;
  • cephalopods, only invertebrate animal groups;
  • class Cephalopoda sub-classes - Nautiloidea (Nautilus) and Coleoidea (octopuses, cuttlefish and squids);
  • cephalopod biology;
  • neutral buoyancy of squids - storing ammonia in body tissue;
  • cephalopod nervous system - highly evolved of all invertebrate nervous systems;
  • equilibrium receptor organs;
  • popular perception of cephalopods - represented by coastal octopus, cuttlefish and squid;
  • cephalopod growth rates being high - in captivity and in the field;
  • culture and breeding of cephalopods - in laboratory conditions, not widely undertaken

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cephalopod biology

  • Maintenance, culture and laboratory procedures

  • Occupational health hazards

  • Cannibalism

  • Autophagy

  • Further information and reading

  • General introduction

  • Cephalopod biology

  • Supply and maintenance

  • Rearing

  • Culture and breeding

  • Laboratory procedures

  • Concluding remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • Further reading