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Meet the Experts

Meet the experts as they share the secrets of cephalopods, from their unique anatomy to the unbelievable behaviors of these ocean invertebrates. 

Museum Collections

Learn more about the specimens found in the Museum’s invertebrate paleontology and zoology collections.


In the last two decades, marine biologists have discovered many new species and documented intriguing and unexpected behaviors and adaptions within this diverse group of animals. 


Like many animals, cephalopods depend on movement in order to find food, escape predators, migrate, and reproduce. 


Life in the ocean can be tough, and for many animals, the best way to survive is by hiding in plain sight. Discover the fascinating ways that cephalopods use camouflage. 

Virtual Reality

theBlu is a deeply immersive VR series that allows audiences to experience the wonder and majesty of the ocean through different habitats and come face to face with some of the most awe-inspiring species on the planet.


Return to Milstein Science Series: Celebrating Cephalopods 

theBlu: Whale Encounter is provided courtesy of Wevr.