Category archives for Cephalopods
(via Monterey Bay Aquarium)
Last year, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium caught a paper nautilus that survived long enough to lay a few tens of thousands of hatchlings. It must be nice to be a member of a species that’s beautiful at every stage of life, rather than none.
You’d think with all those arms they’d have at least one free to focus and set the exposure. This is a picture taken by an octopus who stole a divers’ camera. The diver chased it and got the camera back. Otherwise, we’d be waiting for the octopus to get online and upload the pictures to…
I need more photos of the flying squid — there are too few floating around the web.
I expect you all to remember that the Discovery Channel will be airing their new episode with footage of the giant squid this Sunday evening. I know what I’ll be watching.
Last spring, the All England Squid Fishing Championships took place, in which hundreds of fishermen strove to catch the largest squid. Unfortunately, the weather was not conducive to good fishing, and they caught nothing. Well, except for one person who discovered this cute little guy cling to his jig. The winner! This gives me hope.…