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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

Camouflaged: Finding cephalopods

Written by: Irene Park

Edited by: Ada Hagan, Alisha John, Bryan Moyers, Kevin Boehnke

When I was watching Finding Dory, one character caught my eye: Hank the octopus (or septopus since he’s missing a tentacle). 795 more words

Research

Flannel Friday: Happy Cephalopod Week

I got to work a little early this morning. I was frittering around. I checked Twitter. Then I started to plan out my work for the day. 591 more words

Youth Services

Mating bobtail squids video

In the night in Grevelingen salt water lake in the Netherlands, diver Harry Brummelhuis made this video of a mating Atlantic bobtail squid couple.

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Environment

Batten Down the Hatches: The Rise of the Cephalopod

By Shelby Traynor

Illustration by Alex Hanson

Off the coast of Norway and Greenland lies the memory of the hopefully-fictional Kraken, a Giant Squid capable of… 628 more words

Cuttlefish off Terschelling island, video

This 30 May 2016 shows a common cuttlefish. It had been caught in a fish monitoring net off Terschelling island in the Netherlands, and was freed. 61 more words

Environment