About Molluscas!!

There are over 112,000 species of mollusks in the world. The study of mollusks is called malacology. Mollusks are the most neurologically-advanced invertebrates. A lot of mollusks are valued by humans as seafood. Most mollusks live in marine environments.


Giant Squid

The animal we chose to research further for mollusks is the giant squid. Giant squids reproduce sexually. A unique mating behavior they have is that they insect thier sperm into a females arm. Giant squids are carnivores. They eat deep sea fishes, and other squid species. Giant squids live near Newfoundland, Norway, the British Isles, Azores, Madeira, southern Africa, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia. The giant squid's habitat is salt and fresh water. Giant squids adapted to survive by spraying ink at thier enemy, to get some time to get away.


Vertebrate or Invertebrate

Mollusks are invertebrates.

Warm-blooded or Cold-blooded

Mollusks are cold-blooded.

Type of Symmetry

Mollusks have radial symmetry.