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  • George Sims
    George Sims replied to the thread Regurgitate.
    Dr. Cooke, As a very recent convert to cephalophilia, I think I can safely say that I am alone in my extensive circle of friends and acquaintances who find this subject fascinating. I wonder, however, (a bit off-topic) how one could go about...
  • George Sims
    George Sims reacted to GavanMCooke's post in the thread Regurgitate with Like Like.
    we speculate they can here: Sykes, A.V., Almansa, E., Ponte, G., Cooke, G. and Andrews, P., 2020. Can cephalopods vomit? Hypothesis based on a review of circumstantial evidence and preliminary experimental observations. Frontiers in Physiology...
  • pkilian
    pkilian replied to the thread Black stool.
    Those look like octo poops to me! Sometimes they even have little stringy bits attached to them. I have seen poops in a wide range of colors, from light tan to darker red and sometimes black like the photos you have posted.
  • pkilian
    pkilian replied to the thread How to measure a live octopus.
    @Nancy you might be able to get a semi-accurate measurement of mantle length (which is how I have always measured octo size, from a point midway-between the eyes to the farthest back point of the mantle) If you can take a picture with Ollie and a...
  • pkilian
    pkilian reacted to tonmo's post in the thread Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith with Like Like.
    OK, I finally bought this - amazingly, $6.99 in paperback: https://amzn.to/2DBpL7s
  • tonmo
    tonmo replied to the thread Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith.
    OK, I finally bought this - amazingly, $6.99 in paperback: https://amzn.to/2DBpL7s
  • octobot
    From Victoria Advocate: “I want to be as versatile in music as a squid is in water,” she said. “I struggle with music more than with art. I want to enforce that fluidity and ... Continue reading...
  • George Sims
    George Sims replied to the thread Graduate Programs.
    I’m going through the same process at a school that doesn’t seem to have anyone even close to ANY marine invertebrates. Will keep digging.
  • George Sims
    George Sims reacted to octosass's post in the thread Graduate Programs with Like Like.
    Hi there! I just started a grad program studying the evolution of photophores in cephs (at least that's the current plan). What helped me the most when looking for labs was reading papers I was interested in and looking up who the authors were...
  • tonmo
    tonmo reacted to George Sims's post in the thread Other Minds by Peter Godfrey-Smith with Like Like.
    I quite enjoyed it. Recommend it enthusiastically.
  • George Sims
    I quite enjoyed it. Recommend it enthusiastically.
  • tonmo
    tonmo reacted to Danielle Nicole's post in the thread How to measure a live octopus with Like Like.
    Is there any "new" material/ papers that discuss scientific steps on how to obtain the mantle length of a live cephalopod. I'm interested in berryi, cheirchiae, scolopes or bandensis. Thank you!
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    Is there any "new" material/ papers that discuss scientific steps on how to obtain the mantle length of a live cephalopod. I'm interested in berryi, cheirchiae, scolopes or bandensis. Thank you!
  • octobot
    From blooloop: In one video, which had 5.7 million views and 1.2 million likes, the aquarium's giant Pacific octopus Godzilla enjoys a toy boat full of tasty mussels. Continue reading...
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