Category archives for Cephalopods
(From TONMO, on a page about raising captive cuttlefish)
At first glance, I thought it was an epiploon or omentum, but no, it’s a lovely octopus mother tending her brood. Go hug your mom right now, or if she’s not nearby, hug a mollusc instead.
How else is Google Maps going to get coverage of the 70% of the planet underwater? (via Cephalove)
From a lovely article in the New York Review of Books about octopods:
It’s a big image, so it’s going below the fold.
(from the TONMO page on Cephalopod Ethics)
(via the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Hey, I just realized that it’s been about 25 years since I’ve been to Monterey Bay…I should go again.)
This pretty pink photo that accompanied the article has nothing at all to do with the contents; this can’t be the species involved. But that’s appropriate to the devious nature of the story. A squid was caught in China that had swallowed a three pound bomb — a live explosive that was later detonated by…
(Found on a site called The Cephalopodiatrist. I wish I’d thought of that name.)