Friday Cephalopod: A face to kiss

Needle cuttlefish, Sepia aculeata, front view at night, Dumaguete, Negros Island, Philippines

(via ArteSub, where you can find a whole collection of underwater photography)

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PZ, I had no idea you know my mother-in-law!


By Martin Christensen (not verified) on 01 Jun 2007 #permalink

John P is just rude. It's as furry as a fungus colony, it has beautiful greenish-gray-brown flesh with pretty pink stripes, a cute combination inspired by color-blindness, and large friendly eyes with gaping pupils like black mine shafts.

OK, I give up, which end is the face? Or perhaps as the old saw goes, with a face like that I'd shave my tentacles and swim backwards.

Actually, 'tis a beautiful critter.