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  1. Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Closeup of deep-sea bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") eggs and suckers
  2. (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers2.JPG

    (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers2.JPG

    Suckers of a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus" (edited; black & white)
  3. (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers.JPG

    (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers.JPG

    Suckers of a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus" (edited)
  4. Raised papillae in bigeye octopus.jpg

    Raised papillae in bigeye octopus.jpg

    Closeup of raised skin texture (papillae) in a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  5. Bigeye octopus tentacle spiral.jpg

    Bigeye octopus tentacle spiral.jpg

    Tentacle spiral from a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  6. Bigeye octopus suckers (showing chromatophores).jpg

    Bigeye octopus suckers (showing chromatophores).jpg

    Closeup of sucker (showing chromatophores) in the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  7. Bigeye octopus skin texture.jpg

    Bigeye octopus skin texture.jpg

    Typical skin texture/pigmentation in the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  8. Bigeye octopus eye and siphon.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eye and siphon.jpg

    Eye and siphon of the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  9. Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Closeups of newly laid eggs by the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  10. adlysia

    My octopus stories (raising the deep-sea "bigeye")

    Dear cephalopod community, This my first post but I've been lurking on this forum for awhile. My name is Adi Khen and I'm a PhD student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. I actually study coral reef ecology, but in my spare time I took up animal husbandry and have completely...
  11. tonmo

    Incredible Cirroteuthid video captured by the Nautilus Live crew

  12. Deep-sea finned Octopoda of New Zealand

    Deep-sea finned Octopoda of New Zealand

    By Dr. Steve O'Shea Note: Steve welcomes discussion in TONMO.com's Opisthoteuthidae forum. S. O'SHEA Earth and Oceanic Sciences Research Institute Auckland University of Technology Private Bag 92 006 Auckland, New Zealand The most often-cited distinction between a squid and an octopus is in...
  13. Deep-Sea Cephalopods: An Introduction and Overview

    Deep-Sea Cephalopods: An Introduction and Overview

    What lurks beneath...? By Kat Bolstad Note: Kat (Tintenfisch) welcomes discussion in the Physiology & Biology forum of the TONMO.com Message Board. INTRODUCTION The deep sea is the largest, yet least-explored habitat on Earth. Its seemingly adverse conditions include crushing pressure, total...
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