Newly discovered: Tomaculumteuthis purpureus - red Bratwurst-squid

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  1. Sordes

    Sordes Wonderpus Registered

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    A new species of cephalopod with a great gastronomic potential was just recently discovered. Because of its unusually high content of lipids, it reddish colour and "meaty" taste, it was named Tomaculumteuthis purpureus - red Bratwurst-squid.
     

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    :lol: With an ink-sac of mustard!
     
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    neurobadger Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    We're going to have to classify this thing.

    Based on its lack of tentacles and that one arm-hook I see, I suggest it belongs in the Octopoteuthidae.
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    A whole new sculpting media :wink:
     
  5. Sordes

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    I just discovered another specimen of Tomaculumteuthis:
     

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    Architeuthoceras Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    I bet it tastes just like Bologna. :sly:
     
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    Wow....thats...actually oddly really really pretty - kinda blew my mind....
     
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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I just returned from visits to Ludwigshafen and Hannover, but failed to see the species... I tried long and hard, believe me, searching high and low in Stadtbrauhaus and Kneipe, in Currywurstbude and Imbiss.... I am now done with red Bratwurst for a while, thank you very much!

    Next time, Sordes, I'll have to enlist you as my guide :grin:
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    That is fantastic. I can't wait to get a dozen for our next party.
     

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