St. Mary's Dominican High School

Anatomy of a Squid

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During a class where they studied mollusks, students in Janine Koenig’s Biology II class dissected the squid to examine its external and internal anatomy. Mollusks are the largest marine phylum and comprise an estimated 23% of all the named marine organisms. Cephalopod mollusks, such as the squid, cuttlefish and octopus, are among the most neurologically advanced of all invertebrates.

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