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You’d think Octopolis would be a lovely place, but then you discover it’s a junk-covered slum where the octopuses are engaged in street warfare.

Friday Cephalopod: Fear them

You knew that one beneficiary of over-fishing (it removes competition) and climate change (they like it warm) is that cephalopod populations are booming, right? Those of us who love the little beasties also have appreciate that they are a portent of coming oceanic doom. Spooky.

Little known fact: like Costa’s hummingbird, the facial plumage has an iridescent underside that I can flash with muscle contractions.

Friday Cephalopod: Net traps and chiller

If you ever wondered how to breed nautiluses…

Friday Cephalopod: It’s a trap!

Don’t let the pokeboys and pokegirls enslave you!

…snake, that is.

Friday Cephalopod: Epic Battle!

It’s called a Black-Waved Flannel, but none of us are fooled. We know where that came from. It’s probably finished consuming its brain meal and is looking for a new host.

Friday Cephalopod: Kaiju