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What sperm whales eat

This video says about itself:

Bull Sperm Whale Vs Female Colossal Squid

31 May 2014

A battle between the biggest predator and the biggest invertebrate.

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Biology

A Googly-Eyed Sea Creature Crack Up Scientists

But don’t let the Muppet face fool you: These odd little cephalopods are fierce deep-sea predators.

Researchers aboard the research ship Nautilus were combing the sea floor off the California coast last week when they swept their camera across a startling sight some 3,000 feet (900 meters) below the surface: two prominent eyes staring right back at them. 48 more words

Supporting the Cause! (Food Review)

So this summer I have encountered a snacking gem.  If you try this snack, you will owe me forever for changing your life.  I encountered this item at a place called Mr. 313 more words

Food

Color Change in Squid and Other Cephalopods

Structural Coloration in Cephalopods

Cephalopods are one of my favorite class of invertebrates, rivaled only by their molluscan cousins, the sea slugs. This article is derived from a presentation I gave in college. 1,341 more words

Which is larger, giant squid or the Moon?

Ha ha tricksy title! I mean giant squid as in multiple giant squid, Architeuthis dux not a single giant squid, which would be a very silly question indeed. 1,299 more words

Zoology

Being cephalopod: Changing color in a color-blind world

Author: Ada Hagan

Editors: Bryan Moyers, Kevin Boehnke, Shweta Ramdas

Just a couple of weeks ago in “Camouflaged: Finding cephalopods” MiSciWriters blogger Irene Park told us about how cephalopods (octopuses, cuttlefish, and squids) alter their skin color, and texture to blend into their surroundings. 865 more words

Biology