• Welcome to TONMO, the premier cephalopod interest community, and birthplace of #WorldOctopusDay and #CephalopodAwarenessDays. Founded in 2000, we are a large community of experts, hobbyists and enthusiasts, some of whom come together when we host our biennial conference. To join in on the fun, sign up. You can also become a Supporter for just $50/year to remove all ads and enjoy other perks. Follow us on Twitter for more cephy goodness.


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    [Featured]: New TONMO Staff member: Dr. Gavan Cooke!

    I am very happy to announce that Dr. Gavan Cooke (@GavanMCooke) has joined the TONMO Staff! Gavan is a behavioral ecologist (see full bio below) and has been a TONMO member since 2014. In addition to participating in our forums, Gavan will contribute unique content to other site areas (e.g...
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    [Featured]: TONMO.com - 20th Anniversary!!

    What a run! I'll be sending out a newsletter* on our 20th anniversary, which is May 29th. Post a note below to wish the community a Happy Anniversary -- and THANK YOU for being a part of it! :tentacle: :party: I dug deep into the digital archives; here is the initial launch, such that it is...
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    TONMO Website Changelog

    This thread will describe all functional changes to the TONMO Website and community. Suggestions & feedback welcome! Coming soon: mobile push notifications, reactions, better video embedding and more! Check out @cephs’s Tweet:
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    How TONMO Came To Be...

    Originally Posted Nov 28, 2010. When a Web community has lived as long as we have (TONMO was founded May 30, 2000), it has a story to tell. Actually, we have a few stories to tell, but I will start here with the story of how TONMO came to be. I get a lot of questions about this, and the Site...