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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
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