• This Cephalopod is Stealing Hearts

    Researchers aboard the Nautilus exploration vessel recently discovered a peculiar-looking squid off the coast of California. Read More

    Published 10/5/2016

  • A Blue View: The Deep

    As land animals, we humans are most familiar with the thin sliver of the ocean along the coast, where we vacation, collect shells and watch the sun rise or set. By contrast, the deep ocean is entirely unfamiliar. We know more about the surface of the moon than we do the bottom of the sea. Read More

    Published 6/7/2016

  • A Blue View: Survival Skills of the Elusive Giant Squid

    The giant squid sounds like the stuff of myths—and it is. Since the 12th century, this massive underwater cephalopod has been chronicled in tales of a “Kraken” attacking sailors and destroying whole ships with its gargantuan set of tentacles. But unlike most mythical creatures, the giant squid actually does exist—only it’s not the boat-crushing monster depicted in legends. Read More

    Published 10/6/2015

  • Happy Cephalopod Awareness Week!

    For the next five days, we’ll be joining octo-enthusiasts from around the world in celebrating Cephalopod Awareness Week. Read More

    Published 10/6/2014