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Cephalopod Farming

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The world wants to eat more octopus. Is farming them ethical?
2021 Natgeo, Eric Scigliano with a comment by @Thales
Of VERY interesting note,
Ricardo Tur Estrada, Pescanova’s research chief and a veteran of the institute, says it has not only raised successive generations of Octopus vulgaris, the Atlantic common octopus, but also delayed the kill switch on octopus lifespan.
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Now, with careful feeding and “ideal conditions,” Tur says, “we save the life of the female, which has never been documented before.” This summer they plan to try re-breeding one resuscitated female, herself captive-bred. She will then be two years old, about twice the average O. vulgaris lifespan.
 

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