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  1. K

    Looking for an Octopus: UK

    Hello! I am a masters student studying Biodesign at Central Saint Martins, London and I am wondering whether anyone in the UK - or specifically in London/SW England - has an octopus I could come and visit after this lockdown?? I LOVE THEM and hence have chosen to do my thesis and likely my PhD...
  2. The Extinction of Ammonites

    The Extinction of Ammonites

    This excerpt from Monarchs of the Sea: The Extraordinary 500-Million-Year History of Cephalopods by Danna Staaf is shared with TONMO to celebrate the book's birthday. Sudden Death To understand what caused the end-Cretaceous mass extinction, the first challenge was to recognize that it...
  3. tonmo

    Innovative stereopsis study in cuttlefish

    Incredible research!
  4. V

    Cephalopod radula needed for research please!

    Hello All, My research abstract was chosen to be shared as a poster presentation at the 2018 Cephalopod International Advisory Council Conference in Florida in November! I am excited to be part of the community and to meet anyone presenting or attending! My research involves cephalopod...
  5. tonmo

    Skin morphing

    @octobot has picked up a hot story worth sharing here: Watch this cuttlefish-inspired 'skin' morph into a 3-D shape Video:
  6. octosass

    Hello there! Aspiring ceph researcher

    Hello ceph community! I'm Bridget and am currently an undergraduate researcher in Florida-in the past I assisted in some tortoise ecology and viper phylogenetics; now I'm working on fish population genetics. Besides this, I've been working as a coral farmer recently, so I've been slowly working...
  7. J

    Hello! Any Advice for Aspiring Octopus Researchers?

    Hi, my name is Julia and I just joined today! I am so excited to have found such an awesome place with a plethora of information about my favorite animal :) I am currently an undergrad and was hoping to gather some advice on how to start planning for my future. I am incredibly passionate about...
  8. Danna

    New Book on Ceph Evolution--Seeking Input!

    Everyone loves dinosaurs, right? But I hardly need to point out here that the fossil record of cephalopods goes way further back, and is WAY more exciting. Isn't it time for ancient cephs to enjoy their version of the 1970's dinosaur renaissance? Well, last year I managed to convince a...
  9. K M Hoster

    I want to do graduate research on cephalopods. What do I need to do?

    My apologies if this is covered in a different thread, but I couldn't seem to find one that addressed applying for graduate studies on cephalopods. Briefly, after getting undergraduate degrees in math and biochemistry from Texas A&M, I went to graduate school at University of Texas for...
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