Radula of Octopus

In molluscs a rasp-like structure of tiny teeth used for scraping food particles off a surface and drawing them into the mouth. The radula is analogous to a tongue and is used to aid in feeding and rasping through the shells of its prey.

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  1. Manu Prakash says:


    What a fantastic post. Absolutely beautiful.

    Would love to know more – how did you get access to an octopus. Could you share the macroscopic view as well.

    Keep exploring. Fantastic image!


    1. Priti_05 says:

      Thank you for your appreciation sir, the octopus was collected from the dockyard of Mumbai πŸ™‚
      I will post the macroscopic view soon.

    1. Priti_05 says:

      Thank you very much πŸ™‚

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