Category Archive: Cephalopods

Aug 23 2013

Friday Cephalopod: Newborn nautilus


There’s more! A whole series of photos of nautilus hatching from the Birch Aquarium at Scripps!

Aug 16 2013

Friday Cephalopod: These beasties have “flamboyant” right in their name!

The name “Flamboyant Cuttlefish” is perfect, and if you watch the video you’ll see even better why they deserve to strut. Hmm, maybe I should retroactively get my kids’ names changed to “Flamboyant Myers”. Or at least their middle names. It’s got to have an effect.

Aug 09 2013

Friday Cephalopod: Octopus in a jar

Richard Ross

Aug 02 2013

Friday Cephalopod: Sorry, nope, still needs more squid

Firefly squid swarm

Jul 29 2013

They’re going to have to use a flamethrower on that cat

Notice what happens when the cat sticks its face in a bucket of octopus. FACEHUGGER! Nuke it from orbit, it’s the only way to be sure.

Jul 26 2013

Friday Cephalopod: The Mothership has arrived!

Ocean Defender

Jul 23 2013

Feeling mauve

It’s a purplish kind of day today, I think.

Jul 22 2013

Monday Cephalopod: Hunkered down, but still flamboyant


This was something of a lost weekend for me, with a lot of behind-the-scenes distractions, so I forgot to put up a Friday Cephalopod. So here’s a belated Monday Cephalopod to make up for it all.

Jul 12 2013

Friday Cephalopod: Young Kraken

Todd Anderson

Jul 05 2013

Friday Cephalopod: I see you!


(via Ornella Piredda)

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