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ilovecephalopods:

theraphos:

volk-morya:

Cuttlefish by jaycee298 on Flickr

normally I refer to cuttlefish as sea potatoes but I think this one is pretty clearly a peach

sea potatoes. sea peach. I love it!

ilovecephalopods:

theraphos:

volk-morya:

Cuttlefish by jaycee298 on Flickr

normally I refer to cuttlefish as sea potatoes but I think this one is pretty clearly a peach

sea potatoes. sea peach. I love it!

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krynnmeridia:

dynamicoceans:

Octopus by pmeidinger on Flickr.

when I was there this octopus was doing this exact same thing
i think he really loves that jar

krynnmeridia:

dynamicoceans:

Octopus by pmeidinger on Flickr.

when I was there this octopus was doing this exact same thing

i think he really loves that jar

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— 2 hours ago with 142 notes
aleeyabooh:

one-scoop:

omgtsn:

thisisjusttosayihave:

Baby cuttlefish.

what do you think it dreams about



awww

aleeyabooh:

one-scoop:

omgtsn:

thisisjusttosayihave:

Baby cuttlefish.

what do you think it dreams about

image

awww

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— 3 days ago with 158724 notes

rhamphotheca:

Here are a couple of gifs of the Dumbo Octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp.) encountered by the NOAA Okeanos crew a few days ago in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.

(images: NOAA; via: Popular Science)

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oceanofrandomness:

laughingsquid:

Cephalopod Awareness Days, A Five-Day Celebration of Squid, Octopi, and Other Cephalopods
October 8 – Octopus Day, for all the eight-armed speciesOctober 9 – Nautilus Night, a time for all the lesser-known extant cephalopodsOctober 10 – Squid Day/Cuttlefish Day, or Squidturday, covering the tentacular speciesOctober 11 – Myths and Legends Day, for all the fantastical cephalopods of movies, literature and legend. Release the Kraken!October 12 – Fossil Day (to coincide with National Fossil Day), for all the incredible suckers that have gone extinct.

 

oceanofrandomness:

laughingsquid:

Cephalopod Awareness Days, A Five-Day Celebration of Squid, Octopi, and Other Cephalopods

October 8 – Octopus Day, for all the eight-armed species
October 9 – Nautilus Night, a time for all the lesser-known extant cephalopods
October 10 – Squid Day/Cuttlefish Day, or Squidturday, covering the tentacular species
October 11 – Myths and Legends Day, for all the fantastical cephalopods of movies, literature and legend. Release the Kraken!
October 12 – Fossil Day (to coincide with National Fossil Day), for all the incredible suckers that have gone extinct.

 

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montereybayaquarium:

Pharaoh cuttlefish are back on exhibit! These master color changers can rapidly display metallic blues, greens, golds and silvers for camouflage, communication or courtship. Pharaoh cuttlefish can reach 16 inches and weigh 11 pounds! Learn more about our Tentacles exhibit

montereybayaquarium:

Pharaoh cuttlefish are back on exhibit! These master color changers can rapidly display metallic blues, greens, golds and silvers for camouflage, communication or courtship. Pharaoh cuttlefish can reach 16 inches and weigh 11 pounds!

Learn more about our Tentacles exhibit

— 2 weeks ago with 692 notes

astronomy-to-zoology:

Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis)

…a large species of cuttlefish that is native to  western Indian Ocean, including the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, and much of the Pacific as well. Like other cuttlefish S. pharonis is active at night, hunting at shallower depths for small fish, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. 

Classification

Animalia-Mollusca-Cephalopoda-Sepiida-Sepiidae-Sepia-S. pharonis

Images: Silke Baron and Stickpen

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— 3 weeks ago with 1016 notes