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How do Octopuses Camouflage?

How do Octopuses Camouflage?

8 March, 2018 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  Watching an octopus change colors is mesmerizing. Many of us have spent an entire dive hypnotized by the flowing colors of an octopus or one of its sister cephalopods. Octopuses (not octopi) are sometimes called the chameleons of the sea. But, as you’ll read below, a chameleon’s camouflage game […]

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An Octopus’s Garden – More than just a Song!

An Octopus’s Garden – More than just a Song!

28 August, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger Alexandra Dimitriou   “I’d like to be under the sea In an octopus’s garden in the shade He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been In his octopus’s garden in the shade” We all know the song, and I know you are all humming the tune as you […]

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Marine Life Dating and Mating

Marine Life Dating and Mating

1 February, 2017 at 4:59 am Comments are Disabled

February is Creative Romance Month and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a place where love gets more creative than in the ocean. Imagine if you could only mate during the full moon, or if you had to worry about your partner eating you. Maybe you’d choose to reproduce without a […]

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Now you see me, now you don’t: Critters with camouflage

Now you see me, now you don’t: Critters with camouflage

20 May, 2014 at 2:00 am Comments are Disabled

The ocean is its own ecosystem – an entire world full of predators and prey. Different marine species are known to employ all kinds of tricks to survive from day to day, and many choose the art of camouflage to protect themselves from predators or catch their meals. Camouflage (hiding […]

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10 Curious Facts About Octopuses

10 Curious Facts About Octopuses

9 December, 2013 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

The octopus is much more than eight legs and tiny suction cups. With 300 recognized species spread throughout our oceans, there are many facts about this amazing creature that may surprise curious divers. Check out our collection of the top 10 fascinating things you may not know about the octopus: […]

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