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Kraken Komiks at VanCAF!

We are very excited to announce that we will have a presence at VanCAF, the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival! Several Kraken artists will be in attendance, with copies of our Cephalopods anthology for sale. 44 more words

Anthology

5 Interesting Facts About Giant Australian Cuttlefish

Today I want to write about one of the most colourful animals found in Australian waters, the giant Australian cuttlefish.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 190 more words

Invertebrates - Water

Blue-ringed Octopus: cuteness with a twist

I am definitely not the first person to write about the Blue-ringed Octopus, and once you’ve seen one for yourself it is quite understandable that people get excited about them. 675 more words

Marine Biology

Section through an octopus shows the mouth passing through the brain

Octopuses and other cephalopods are well-known for their exceptional intelligence and complex brains, which appear to outstrip all other invertebrates’. But, they work within one strange constraint – like all other molluscs (snails, slugs, oysters and more), the nerve ring at the centre of their nervous system encircles the oesophagus. 171 more words

Anatomy Snippet