Crissy Huffard (Mucktopus)


Haliphron Atlanticus
Staff member
Moderator (Staff)
Dec 31, 2003
Mucktopus - Crissy Huffard
Website:Dr. Christine Huffard - Home
Topics: Publications, Marine Conservation and Outreach, Bipedal Octopuses, Wunderpus PhotoID, Photos/Illustrations

2019 Tactical Tentacles: New Insights on the Processes of Sexual Selection Among the Cephalopoda
Peter Morse, Christine L. Huffard

2018 Genome-wide comparisons reveal a clinal species pattern within a holobenthic octopod—the Australian Southern blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) Peter Morse, Shannon R. Kjeldsen, Mark G. Meekan, Mark I. Mccormick, Julian K. Finn, Christine L. Huffard, Kyall R. Zenge

2017 Mating behaviour and postcopulatory fertilization patterns in the southern blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa
Peter Morse, Christine L. Huffard, Mark G. Meekan, Mark I. Mccormick Kyall R. Zenger

2016 Chemical cues correlate with agonistic behaviour and female mate choice in the southern blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883) (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) Peter Morse, Kyall R. Zenger, Mark I. McCormick, Mark G. Meekan, Christine L. Huffard

VIDEO: Mating attempt with a surprise (Crissy's favorite coverage of this video)
The Octopus Fight To End All Octopus Fights

Peer reviewed papers about cephalopods. The publications in bold are papers that stemmed in one way or another from TONMO collaborations
Behavior and Body Patterns of the Larger Pacific Striped Octopus
Roy L. Caldwell, Richard Ross, Arcadio Rodaniche, Christine L. Huffard
Morse, P., K.R. Zenger, M.I. McCormick, M.G. Meekan, & C.L. Huffard (2015) Nocturnal mating behaviour and dynamic male investment of copulation time in the southern blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) Behaviour doi: 10.1163/1568539X-00003321

Wild Wunderpus photogenicus and Octopus cyanea employ asphyxiating ‘constricting’ in interactions with other octopuses Christine L. Huffard, Mike Bartick
Huffard, C.L. (2013, Invited review)Cephalopod neurobiology: an introduction for biologists working in other model systems. Invertebrate Neuroscience. DOI 10.1007/s10158-013-0147-z
Bush, S.L., H.J.T. Hoving, C.L. Huffard, B.H. Robison & L.D. Zeidberg (2012)Brooding and sperm storage by the deep-sea squid Bathyteuthis berryi (Cephalopoda: Decapodiformes). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.DOI:10.1017/S0025315411002165
Williams, B.L., V. Lovenburg, C.L. Huffard, & R.L. Caldwell. (2011)Chemical defense in pelagic octopus paralarvae: Tetrodotoxin alone does not protect individual paralarvae of the greater blue-ringed octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) from common reef predators. Chemoecology.DOI 10.1007/s00049-011-0075-5
Huffard, C.L., R.L. Caldwell & F. Boneka (2010)Male-male and male-female aggression may influence mating associations in wild octopuses (Abdopus aculeatus). Journal of Comparative Psychology124(1): 38–46
Huffard, C.L., N. Saarman, H. Hamilton, & B. Simison (2010)The evolution of conspicuous facultative mimicry in octopus: an example of secondary adaptation?Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 101(1):68–77
Huffard, C.L. & P. Godfrey-Smith(2010). Field observations of mating in Octopus tetricus Gould 1852 and Amphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964). Molluscan Research 30(2): 81-86(cover photo)
Huffard, C.L. B. Gentry, & D.W. Gentry. (2009). Description of the paralarvae of Wunderpus photogenicus Hochberg, Norman & Finn, 2006 (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57(1): 109-112
Huffard, C.L., R.L. Caldwell, N. DeLoach, D.W. Gentry, P. Humann, B. MacDonald, B. Moore, R. Ross, T. Uno, & S. Wong. (2008) Individually unique body color patterns in octopus (Wunderpus photogenicus) allow for photoidentification. PLoS ONE 3(11): e3732
Huffard, C.L., R.L. Caldwell & F. Boneka. (2008)Mating behavior of Abdopus aculeatus (d’Orbigny 1834) (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) in the wild. Marine Biology 154: 353-362
Huffard, C.L. (2007)Four new species of shallow water octopus from the Kingdom of Tonga. Molluscan Research 27(3): 147-170
Huffard, C.L. (2007)Ethogram of Abdopus aculeatus (d’Orbigny, 1834) (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae): can behavioral characters inform octopodid taxonomy and systematics? Journal of Molluscan Studies 73: 185-193
Huffard, C.L. (2006)Locomotion by Abdopus aculeatus: walking the line between primary and secondary defenses. The Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 3697-3707 (cover photo)
Huffard, C.L., F. Boneka, & R.J. Full (2005)Underwater bipedal locomotion by octopuses in disguise. Science 307:1927
Huffard, C.L. & F.G. Hochberg (2005)Description of a new species of the genus Amphioctopus (Mollusca: Octopodidae) from the Hawai’ian islands. Molluscan Research 25(3):113-128
Huffard, C.L. & R.L. Caldwell (2002).Inking in a blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena lunulata (Quoy & Giamard, 1832), with a vestigial ink sac. Pacific Science 56(3) pp. 255-257
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