The Lady and the Octopus

Jeanne Villepreux-Power was never expected to be a scientist. Born in 1794 in a French village more than 100 miles from the ocean, she pursued an improbable path that brought her to the island of Sicily.…

Incredible Captures by Rob Swisher!

Diver and photographer Rob Swisher has captured many breathtaking images off the coast of Hawaii, but my favorites are his videos of this gorgeous octopus, who he has named Kolohe (which means mischievous or naughty in English).…

Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!

An intelligent and inquisitive being (it has the largest brain-to-body ratio for any mollusk), the tree octopus explores its arboreal world by both touch and sight. Adaptations its ancestors originally evolved in the three dimensional environment of the sea have been...

Reef Kids: Octopus Counting Game

While it’s true that children are always learning, it can be fun to work on specific skills and subjects from time to time. Counting is a pretty integral skill in our day-to-day lives, and getting your little one engaged with learning their numbers, and what those...

Cephalopod Week is BACK

Cephalopod Week has just kicked off with this new video, featuring Richard Ross, his secret home aquarium/lab, and some great footage and information about breeding octopuses - specifically, octopus chierchiae, the lesser Pacific striped octopus.
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