suborder of molluscs
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.
|Oral view of Cirrothauma murrayi showing single row of suckers and paired cirri|
Grimpe, 1916 sensu Felley et al., 2001
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