Study reveals how octopus moves by controlling its arms

April 17, 2015 3:45 PM

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It was very puzzling for researchers to understand how the octopus moves and manages to coordinate its eight arms without getting entangled.

Researcher Binyamin Hochner said, “Octopuses use unique locomotion strategies that are different from those found in other animals, this is most likely due to their soft molluscan body that led to the evolution of ‘strange’ morphology, enabling efficient locomotion control without a rigid skeleton.”

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