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Friday Cephalopod: The paper nautilus’s gaze

Friday Cephalopod: Fecund & Flashy

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Last year, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium caught a paper nautilus that survived long enough to lay a few tens of thousands of hatchlings. It must be nice to be a member of a species that’s beautiful at every stage of life, rather than...

Friday Cephalopod: And I would hug him and squeeze him and call him George

Academics : Pharyngula

A certain deep, primal part of my brain went “Squeeee!” at this video of a nautilus being fed by hand. I want one. I want a cephalopod to be my friend. But sorry, people, taking an exotic animal out of the ocean and confining it to ...

Friday Cephalopod: Newborn nautilus

Academics : Pharyngula

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

Friday Cephalopod: Octopus in disguise

Academics : Pharyngula

Also, what’s Brian Switek doing, writing about cephalopods? He’s supposed to be writing about dinosaurs ! But first impressions can be deceiving. In truth, as I later learned from Klug, the paper nautilus is not a close relative of ...


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