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A Guide to Frequently Used Characters, Character States and Measures
Last updated: 11/27/02
Frequently cited anatomical characters, structures, organ systems, measures and ratios employed in descriptions of cirrate and incirrate octopods are depicted in figures 1-6:
Figure 1 (click image...
By Carol Sauer (corw314)
Editor's Note: Carol created this article for Jersey Pets Magazine (Editor: Lisa A. Kelley). Lisa's Website can be visited at www.jerseypetsmagazine.com. The article is slated to be published in their Jan/Feb issue. Thanks to Jersey Pets Magazine for spreading the good...
Things to Think About Before You Get An Octopus as a Pet
by Nancy King
Nancy is a member of the TONMO.com staff -- you can discuss cephalopods with her and fellow TONMOers in our Octopus Care forum.
Keeping an octopus is fun and interesting, but an octopus is not the easiest pet to own. You...
An analysis of the size of the largest cephalopods: Architeuthis and Mesonychoteuthis
Authored by Dr. Steve O'Shea and Dr. Kat Bolstad
Steve and Kat are members of the TONMO staff. You can communicate with them both in our Cephalopod Science forums.
INTRODUCTION TO FACT SHEETS
Note: Phil welcomes discussion on this article in the Cephalopod Fossils forum.
One of the most interesting, popular, and intriguing of all living cephalopods is that of Vampyroteuthis, the Vampire Squid. To follow is a brief look at this 'living fossil', its...