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What Exactly IS a Squid?

“Today we’re going to draw a squid…”

That was how a recent Sketchbook Nation project began. A squid. Great. Uh, what exactly is a squid? 190 more words

Learning To Draw

Alien Intelligence, Close to Home

Thanks to a clever octopus in New Zealand who escaped back to the sea, there’s been a lot of talk lately about animal intelligence.  A recent book by Frans de Waal  questions whether we are even… 639 more words


GABS Brewer 2016 - Doctor's Orders Brewing

GABS Brewer 2016: Darren Robinson from Doctors Orders in Sydney, NSW

What beer are you making for GABS?
I’m making a Gose with smoked salt, red algae and squid ink. 143 more words


New Casper Look-a-like Octopod Spooks NOAA Scientists from the Deep

The first operational dive of Okeanos Explorer’s 2016 season got off to a frightful start. At the end of February, NOAA’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) … 300 more words

Strange Science

Daily Cephalopod Dose

My favorite animals on the planet are members of the molluscan class, Cephalopoda. This class includes these magnificent creatures:
octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus.

Why would I love such weird, scary, freaky, alien-like animals? 18 more words


The Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis

Here’s another uncommon creature that was spotted just last year by Postdoctoral  Fellow Stephanie Bush and her team from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I’ve not seen whether it’s received its official name yet, but the possible name being considered for this new octopus was  285 more words


INA Market (New Delhi Seafood Stalls)

Date: 1/4/16

To gauge similarities and differences between the fish markets, I ventured to a lively fish vendor within the INA market. Unlike C.R. Park, INA patrons are primarily Northern Indian. 295 more words