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Incirrate vs. Cirrate Octopuses: What’s The Difference?

Do the words incirrate vs. cirrate mean anything to you? Or maybe “regular” octos and “finned” octos? Well, they’re about to. Those are two suborders of octopuses, and we are going to get into what makes each group special! Read on to discover which octopus belongs where. Do kingdom, phylum,

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Octopus eye Carlo Cogliati

‘Cephalotography’ Of The Week: Carlo Cogliati

Howdy Nation! In today’s post, we are going to be featuring some of our favorite cephalotography by underwater diver: Carlo Cogliati. Carlo is a marine biologist and owner of the iDive Diving Center out in the Red Sea. Besides training underwater divers, he is very passionate about photographing sea creatures,

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When Do Senescent Octopuses Feel Pain?

🚨 New octopus research alert from marine scientist Meghan Holst and her team, who discovered and finally got an answer to the question: When do senescent (end of life) octopuses feel pain? This post reviews what happens when octopuses get older, delving into the senescence process, and most importantly, what

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‘Artist Spotlight’ Of The Week: Olivier Leger

Howdy Nation! In today’s post, we are going to be featuring our ‘Artist Spotlight’ of the week: Olivier Leger. A keen scuba diver, Olivier’s artwork draws upon his interest in ecology, specifically showcasing the octopus in his piece named ‘Worlds Within’! Meet Olivier Leger! Inspired by his experiences underwater and

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Southern Keeled Octopus walking seafloor Matt Testoni

Do Octopus Have Bones?

What if you live in a world where you’re able to be weightless all day and supported by a cocoon of water? Do you NEED bones? Nope. So, do octopus have bones? They have ZERO bones, and yet they still have structure to them. How do they manage to be

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