This is the most important of the Great Families of the sea-kinden, or at least it is as far as its members are concerned. Generally speaking they are Obligists and the Edmir of a colony is most often from this family. The family is made up of those kinden who have taken the properties of Cephalopods.
Four distinct Kinden have been identified:
The possibility exists that some rarer members of the family might exist, expressing characteristics of specific species.