International Cephalopod Awareness Days

International Cephalopod Awareness Days

The International Cephalopod Awareness Days are celebrated since about 2007 and are supposedly an initiative from The Octopus News Magazine Online.

The International Cephalopod Awareness Days consist of several sub-holidays, which are:

  • October 8 – Octopus Day,  which means all the eight-armed species. Because “octo” is latin for “eight”.
  • October 9 – Nautilus Night, a time for all the lesser-known extant cephalopods
  • October 10 – Cuttlefish Day covering the tentacular species
  • October 11 – Kraken Day, for all the fantastical cephalopods of movies, literature and legend.
  • October 12 – Fossil Day for all those cephalopds who are o longer here to celebrate with us.