Tagged: cephalopod

Squid team finds high species diversity off Kermadec Islands, part of stalled marine reserve proposal - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 10, 2019

Kat Bolstad, Auckland University of Technology and Heather Braid, Auckland University of Technology Squids and octopuses could be considered the “parrots of the ocean”. Some are smart, and many have complex behaviours. And, of course, they have strange, bird-like beaks. They are the subject of ancient myths and legends about sea monsters, but they do not … Read More

Giant squids and a bit of a giggle - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 12, 2011

In New Zealand, most of the news today centres around the Rena environmental disaster currently unfolding off our coastline. Fossil ichthyosaur vertebrae. Credit: The Geological Society of America So I thought I’d bring in something else nautically-related, but this more on the subject of beasties historically thought to put holes in ships, than ships with … Read More