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Book on a Friday: Squid Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods by Danna Staaf

Danna Staaf’s Squid Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods is about the evolution of squids and their relatives–nautiluses, cuttlefish, octopuses, ammonoids, etc. If you are really into squids or would like to learn more about squids, this is the book for you. 2,269 more words


CIAC 2018 Website is live!

The conference website for the CIAC 2018 meeting in St. Petersburg, FL is live and can be found here: https://www.ciac2018.com/. Registration will open on January 8th! 42 more words


Claude the Octopus

I found this pattern in Simply Crochet’s 2017 Amigurumi Collection. I thought he was so adorable that I had to make him even though he was rather large. 249 more words



It used to be
An expression, freely made:
Her desires, feelings and dreams,
but what used to be,
Happens now, so uncommmonly,
She wonders where she went wrong. 54 more words


Straight-Bodied Cephalopod

On Lake Michigan’s Left Coast in Wisconsin, thousands of ghostly images appear in the millions of rocks on the beach. They are mostly highly eroded, nearly unrecognizable fossils. 110 more words

Paleozoic Era 541.0 - 252.17 Mya

Introducing Ceph-O-Vision

I’ve been interested in cephalopod vision ever since I learned that, despite their superb appreciation for chroma (as evidenced by their ability to match the color of their surroundings as well as texture and pattern), cuttlefish eyes contain only one light-sensitive pigment. 738 more words


Cephalopod Research Group in Mendeley

Vijai Dharmamony has started a cephalopod research group in Mendeley in order to develop an online directory of cephalopod researchers and to aggregate a cephalopod research bibliography. 23 more words