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Tag: cephalopods

Why Poop-Eating Vampire Squid Make Patient Parents

KQED Science | April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Poop-Eating Vampire Squid Make Patient Parents

Squid and octopuses are famous for their "live fast, die young" strategy, but scientists have just discovered a striking exception: the bizarre species known as vampire squid.

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Deep-Sea Octopus is Mother of the Year

KQED Science | July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deep-Sea Octopus is Mother of the Year

Researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute discovered a deep-sea octopus that tends its eggs for 53 months, longer than any known animal.

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World’s Largest “Tentacles” Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium Will Cultivate Its Own Cephalopods

KQED Science | April 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

World’s Largest “Tentacles” Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium Will Cultivate Its Own Cephalopods

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's new exhibit will be the world’s largest, most diverse display of octopuses, squid and cuttlefish. To pull it off, aquarists are coaxing reproduction from the most reluctant critters.

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