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Nice Grimpoteuthis photo from MBARI

tonmo

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I stumbled upon a couple of cool pics of Grimpoteuthis and thought I'd share:

Fourth and seventh image down

Keep looking, there are other cephs and additional amazing photos there.
 

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I could use one of those machines very nicely! "Glowing Sucker Octopus" interesting! A deep sea creature I'm assuming?:oops: I see that is so on second look. Those are great pics!
 

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this has some of the same pics, but I think some different ones as well. lots o' deep-sea weirdness: http://science.readigg.com/description/16137.html

The spookfish looks implausibly like an owl. Andrea sent me the link as "this has to be photoshopped, right?" but I recognize some of the pics as real MBARI footage.

edit: actually, it looks like this is just some of the same pics, but they're all on one page, so they're easier to view...
 

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I love that site. Wouldn't it be fun to have one of those things? (and to live where you could use it.)
 

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I MUST have a ping-pong tree sponge in my new appartment! Do you think it's available in a 12 Volt edition, accepting halogen bulbs?
 

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"The Deep" is an absolutely must have book for anyone who loves cephalopods. The book is truly remarkable. After I received my copy and thumbed through it, my first comment to a colleague was that if I had seen this as a kid, I would not have spent my life chasing stomatopods.

Roy
 

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Roy, I took your advice and bought this book - Amazon.com offers it at a very reasonable price.

The photos are amazing - what's been posted onlline is just a glimpse of what this outstanding book has to offer. I'd think anyone interested in cephs and in marine life would enjoy owning The Deep.

Nancy
 

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Nancy,
How did you get your's so fast? Mine's still on order :wink: and I ordered it the day Roy posted the recommendation! Nice to hear the second 5 star reference though.
 

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