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Stauroteuthis syrtensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda
Suborder: Cirrina
Grimpe, 1916

Cirrina is one of the two suborders of octopus. Cirrina is also known as the finned, deep sea octopus. They have two fins on the head and a small internal shell. The paddle shaped fins help the Cirrina swim through the ocean.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Boyle, P.R. and Paul Rodhouse (2012). "Cephalopods: ecology and fisheries". Retrieved 19 January 2012.