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Galley Notes; How to Dress a Squid

So, you’ve managed to convince some cephalopods that your lure looked tasty and now you’ve got a bucket full o’ squid. Visions of calamari are dancing in your head, but just how to you get from whole animal to delicious, deep fried morsels? 920 more words


Nature's Technicolour Dreamcoat

Caroline Mckeon

Colour-changing creatures and how they switch up their skin 1,359 more words


5 Interesting Facts About Japanese Flying Squid

Today I want to write about a really cool flying animal, the Japanese flying squid.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 140 more words

Invertebrates - Water

Young cuttlefish changes its colour, video

This video shows a young common cuttlefish changing its colour from grey to white and back again.

Diver Harry Brummelhuis made this video in the… 76 more words


How to find the Perfect Anchorage, Just Squidding

What constitutes a great anchorage?

Everyone has their “must haves”, for some it is a WIFI signal, for others it is easy access to a resort or restaurant ashore. 874 more words


Random Fact: Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are not actually fish, they’re cephalopods. They have three hearts, green-blue blood and the largest brain-to-body ratio of any invertebrate. Despite the fact they are unable to see colour, they can change the colour of their skin to match their surroundings, and even imitate the surrounding texture. 27 more words