Smithsonian Cephalopod Collection

This photo shows just a small part of the cephalopod collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Shown here is Dr. Clyde Roper, a zoologist and squid expert. More about the giant squid can be found in our Giant Squid featured story.

Smithsonian Zoologist Dr. Clyde Roper in front of the museum's stored cephalopod collection.

Chip Clark/Smithsonian Institution