This is not a cephalopod, part 1

Enough. Everyone is describing this new species of deep sea worm as squidlike. IT IS NOT. It’s segmented, it swims with undulations of bristles, it’s got appendages on its head, not its foot, that it uses to trawl for food.


It’s a lovely beastie, but how can anyone mistake it for a squid? What’s next, is the Guardian going to cover a sheep-shearing in Scotland and talk about all the four-legged squid gamboling about?