LPSO paper!

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  1. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    here is the abstract :grin:
     
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    Yet another collaboration based on connections originally made on Tonmo!

    It's an honor to be a part of the team that brought these discoveries to the peer-reviewed literature. The behaviors Rodaniche originally discovered were so different from what octopuses "typically" do that his observations were not well received. Some cephalopod biologists didn't believe them. Here we are, decades later, wowed by these unusual behaviors, now also documented in photos and videos. Seeing what the LPSO can do, we are led to new questions about cephalopod mating behavior, reproductive physiology, and hunting tactics. I can't help but wonder where our field of research would be now if those original works had been accepted for publication then. How many of those questions would have been answered long ago?
     
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    Great stuff! Congratulations!
     
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    ekocak Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Hey wow! CONGRATS! Ive been seeing links to this all over Twitter!
     
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    Neogonodactylus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    Hopefully this is just the beginning. The next big step will be filming a group in wild. Only then can we put these odd and unusual behaviors into proper context.

    Roy
     

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    YES! @Thales converts favorite from cuttlefish to octopuses :sagrin: ("Coolest things on the planet")
     
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    Thanks Crissy. That interview was really fun.

    D - lol!
     
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    DWhatley and tonmo like this.
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