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Category archives for Cephalopods

Friday Cephalopod: the Blob

Divers discovered this gigantic transparent blob floating in the sea off the Turkish coast. What could it be?

Friday Cephalopod: Emergence

Uh, maybe not. What if it gives you a tiny little nibble? Now, 10 minutes later, you notice something strange. Your lips are going numb. So is your face. You want to yell for help but can’t: It’s getting harder to speak. And your stomach feels—oh, gross! Right in front of everyone. Somebody calls an…

Friday Cephalopod: Beautiful babies

Especially if you’re a cuttlefish.

You can stop emailing me now. Everyone on the planet has seen Opisthoteuthis adorabilis, fallen in love, and demanded that I feature it in a Friday Cephalopod. OK!

Friday Cephalopod: Senescence

The giant cuttlefish fades and dies after mating. Somehow they maintain a little dignity in dying.

Friday Cephalopod: Stand determined