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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...
By Andy Tenny (neuropteris)
The Yorkshire Coast of England exposes a series of marine and terrestrial rocks ranging in age from the lower Jurassic at Cleveland in the north through to the chalk of the Upper Cretaceous at Flamborough Head in the South. Many of these formations are highly...
Covering Terminology used in the Description of Externally Shelled Cephalopods (Nautiloids and Ammonoids)
By Kevin Bylund
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The structure secreted by the mantle of cephalopods for protection or neutral buoyancy is...