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  1. England’s Architeuthis

    England’s Architeuthis

    Only two Giant squid have ever been washed ashore in England. Although half-a-dozen have come ashore in Scotland and Ireland or been caught in nets in the North Sea, the tale of England’s Architeuthis is a curious one. Early on 14 January 1933, a group of bathers spotted a rather strange, inert...
  2. I Belong in a Museum

    I Belong in a Museum

    In 2008, Kat Bolstad visited the British Museum of Natural History in London and shared her experience with the TONMO community. by Kat Bolstad (tintenfisch) Last updated: Dec 2008 I would love to conduct a study on the different associations people have with the word 'museum.' Dusty...
  3. Mark Carnall

    List of Museums/Aquaria with cephalopods

    Hi all. I was struck whilst reading the news about the (never identified) octopus escaping from National Aquarium of New Zealand that the aquarium didn't mention it's displays on their website. Is there an existing list of aquaria that have or have had cephalopod's or are they so niche that...
  4. Mark Carnall

    Cephalopod Museum Curator

    Hello all I look after the zoology collections at Oxford University Museum of Natural History including all animals and of course cephalopods. I've been a lurker for many years but felt keen to sign up after watching the full TONMO VI stream. I'm keen on improving our knowledge of cephalopod...
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