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    Is Octopus Ink Similar to Fountain Pen Ink?

    By Nancy King, 2003 What Is Octopus Ink? Inking Octopus by Steve O'Shea The ink of the octopus, or any cephalopod, is composed of highly...
    Original publish date
    Jun 1, 2003
  • Do Octopuses Commit Suicide?

    By Colin Dunlop National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255 Available 24 hours every day There are some references to octopuses and...
    Original publish date
    Mar 8, 2003
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    Mating Octopus (Abdopus-aculeatus)

    Just in time for Valentine's Day 2012, Dr. Roy Caldwell shared some astonishing photos of two mating A. aculeatus. Note that these images are very...
    Contributing Authors
    Dr. Roy Caldwell, Tony Morelli
    Original publish date
    Feb 14, 2012
  • Squid vs. Thor: Teuthid Imagery in Norse Mythology

    By Adam Eli Clem, 2003 In "The Prose Edda" of Snori Sturlason, a compendium of Norse pagan myths written in 1220 A.D., Thor, the Norse god of...
    Original publish date
    Sep 22, 2003
  • Classic TONMO Cephalopod Videos

    Member-submitted videos from the earlier days of TONMO Videos may not be reproduced without permission.. Sorry, them's the rules... These clips...
    Original publish date
    Mar 10, 2008
  • Dr. Steve O'Shea Autobiography and Select Bibliography (updated 2008)

    You can read posts from Dr. O'Shea in our Cephalopod Science Forums. My interests are many, but my love for the sea is the strongest and started...
    Original publish date
    Mar 18, 2004
  • Richard Ellis Interview (2002)

    What follows is TONMO.com's exclusive interview conducted 2/3/02 with famed marine author and artist Richard Ellis (read full bio). Richard spoke...
    Contributing Authors
    Richard Ellis, interviewed by Tony Morelli
    Original publish date
    Feb 3, 2002
  • Cephalopod Tattoos

    By Tony Morelli Thales' cuttlefish/squid hybrid tattoo The TONMO Image Gallery contains dozens of images of cephalopod tattoos, broken down...
    Original publish date
    Nov 23, 2006
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    Visit to the NRCC (2002)

    Two TONMO.com moderators met face to face in the autumn of 2002: Colin Dunlop traveled from Scotland to Texas to help Nancy King set up her...
    Contributing Authors
    Colin Dunlop and Nancy King
    Original publish date
    Dec 16, 2002
  • Skot Olsen Art (review)

    Visit Skot Olsen's site here 1: Captain Obed Architeuthis In 1998, artist Skot Olsen painted "Captain Obed Architeuthis," and introduced a...
    Original publish date
    Nov 17, 2003
  • Short Story: Walter's Walk

    I wrote this in 2004 when the community was actively engaging in cephalopod creative writing. I could never decipher the lyrics to Led Zeppelin's...
    Original publish date
    Apr 8, 2004
  • Dr. Steve O'Shea Interview

    What follows is TONMO.com's exclusive interview conducted 5/10/02 with marine biologist Dr. Steve O'Shea. Subsequent to this, for several years...
    Contributing Authors
    Steve O'Shea, interviewed by Tony Morelli
    Original publish date
    May 10, 2002
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