In case you’re wondering how anything could be this gaudy and survive, it couples the color to a nasty toxin saturating its flesh. “Eat me and die,” it’s saying.
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A species name would have been nice. Is it Metasepia pfefferi, a.k.a. Pfeffer’s flamboyant cuttlefish?
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Wow. Every person on the planet saw one version or another of this “Octopolis” story and…
Pale, drifting quietly, long grasping arms, cold and anoxic…we all float down here.
Yes, I’m going to…
I think it’s a portrait of my mood right now.
First, a little background:
When squid mate, a male transfers its sperm to a female enclosed in…