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Get ready to meet the dazzling, one-of-a-kind Histioteuthis heteropsis, affectionately known as the “Cockeyed Squid” (because of it’s mismatched eyes) or “Strawberry Squid” ( cuz of its deep red pigmentation and photophores resembling strawberry seeds) The species name “heteropsis” is derived from Greek, with “hetero” meaning ‘different’ and “opsis” meaning
Dive into moonlit waters with OctoNation alongside Jialing Cai, an award winning underwater photographer from Chongqing, China, whose tales may just spark the beginning of your scuba adventure! Discover the challenges and joys of capturing the elusive octopus and other cephalopods. Ready? Let’s go! How long have you been an
🔘 Googly eyed and barely bigger than a cherry 🍒 is how a baby nautilus bursts into the ocean scene to start its life. The nautilus is a hard-shelled cephalopod that has been around since long before dinosaurs, mammals, and insects, which means it once shared the ocean with the
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Octopuses of myth and legend come off as monsters, but real-life octopuses are far from monstrous! Generally, octopuses aren’t interested in hurting humans unless humans are hurting them. And even though the answer to this question is yes, octopuses could bite you, you’ll soon learn that they usually won’t (unless