When I first saw a picture of the blanket octopus I did a double take. I’d never heard of a blanket octopus before, which is surprising given…View More Six reasons the blanket octopus is my new favorite cephalopod
Even if you don’t care much for marine invertebrates, you gotta love Cephalopods. Squid, octopus, nautilus, cuttlefish, they have the stylish panache and quirky evolutionary…View More Malacology Monthly: Cephalopod Compendium
Let’s face it, octopuses are just going to be our cephalopod overlords. They have 8 arms, 3 hearts, Moms eat their own babies so the others…View More Which way does an octopus crawl? Anyway it wants.
Twelve years ago this month, a super squid was captured. On April 1, 2003, a massive squid was pulled up from the sub-antarctic waters south…View More Super Colossal
Does the squid consider with only revulsion The prospect of sex under jet propulsion? Or does he think it all slightly spectacular, This flying embrace…View More The Id of the Squid
Octopuses are generally loners. Squids often form schools. But cuttlefish (or seacuttles if you will)…they outright just don’t get along with one another. In the…View More So what do you call a group of cuttlefish?
In the South Pacific, hovering over the peaks of seamounts at depths more than one kilometer deep swims a squid. This dark red squid, Idioteuthis…View More Squid 1, Shark 0
Hi lovely internet. I’ve noticed lots of folks getting really excited about a new video going viral. Many are calling this giant strange worm a pyrosome. Now,…View More What’s this viral video mystery blob? (hint: it’s not a pyrosome)
The advantage of being a marine biologist is that EPIC things pass by my desk quite often. Sure my salary is low and the hours long but…View More Giant Squid Spotted on the Streets of Baltimore
Hey everyone I went out on a research cruise in the Bering Sea! We threw a lot of expensive shit in the ocean. Starting with this…View More A Research Cruise in 12 Animated Gifs