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    Argentine squid exports increased 84% last year compared to 2012
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    Argentina fisheries exports reached 441,255 tons in 2013, up 19.6% over the previous year when 368,915 tons were shipped abroad. Among the items with outstanding performance figures squid with over 100.000 tons and 84% higher than in 2012, ...


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    Blue-ringed octopus sightings
    Port Macquarie News
    exit. BEACHGOERS are urged to be on the lookout for blue-ringed octopuses following a number of sightings in the local area, particularly in the Spooney's Bay area at Bonny Hills. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council senior lifeguard Grant Hudson said rock ...


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    Extraordinary squid export increase in 2013
    FIS
    Following were squid (Illex argentinus), with 101,171 tonnes, 84 per cent more than in 2012 (54,966 tonnes), and shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri), with 81,276 tonnes, 20.3 per cent more than the previous year (67,515 tonnes). Among the resources that ...


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    How cuttlefish are inspiring research into flexible screens
    Daily Mail
    Known as the chameleons of the marine world, cuttlefish can change the colour and texture of their skin, even disguising themselves as floating seaweed as they stalk their prey. It is this remarkable natural ability scientists hope to harness to ...
    'Chameleon of the sea' reveals its secrets: Cuttlefish may offer model for ...Nanotechnology News (press release)
    'Chameleon Of The Sea' Could Help The Military Disguise Themselves (VIDEO)Headlines & Global News

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    Squid vision could help divers
    ScienceAlert
    Scientists from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute studied how Sepioteuthis lessoniana, more commonly known as the bigfin reef squid, overcome blurred vision due to a retinal bump caused by their brains pushing against their eyes. PhD student Wen-Sung ...


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    Incredible Cuttlefish Camouflage Secrets Revealed [VIDEO]
    Nature World News
    Through studying the cuttlefish, scientists hope the mollusk will reveal clues to its natural adaptive camouflage abilities, which could be reverse-engineered and applied to future technologies. Writing in this week's edition of the Journal of the ...
    Cuttlefish “Chameleon of the Sea” to Offer Human Camouflage? [Video]Guardian Liberty Voice
    U.S. Marine Biologists Reveal Secrets of CuttlefishSci-News.com
    Unlocking The Mysteries Of The Cuttlefish's CamouflageRedOrbit
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    More than 500 deep-sea lanternfish, squid found dead or dying in Nawiliwili area
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser
    Between 500 and 800 lanternfish and squid were found dead or dying in the Nawiliwili Harbor area on Monday, prompting in investigation by state and federal officials into what caused the die-off. The lanternfish and squid are typically found in the ...
    Hawaii investigating Kauai fish, squid die-offThegardenisland.com
    State Investigates Lanternfish and Squid Die-Off on KauaiHonolulu Civil Beat (blog)

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    Analyzing Octopus Equality in Octodad: Dadliest Catch
    Indie Statik
    A s a society we haven't yet created a general set of rules and regulations surrounding proper etiquette when interacting with Cephalopods, a subset of the Mollusk class that includes everyone's favorite eight legged creatures: octopi. It's hard to ...
    Octodad: Dadliest Catch review (PC): Bizarre in the best waysDigital Spy
    Octodad is silly fun -- and it will make you cryVentureBeat
    'Octodad: Dadliest Catch' ReviewGame Rant
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    Octodad: Dadliest Catch review – secret octopus
    Metro
    The indie hit that puts you in control of an octopus pretending to be a suburban dad comes to the PS4, but is the sequel out of control? There's often a big difference between admiring an indie game for its imagination and creativity, and actually ...
    Analyzing Octopus Equality in Octodad: Dadliest CatchIndie Statik
    Octodad is a secret hero for the oppressed, the hidden and the hurtingPolygon
    Octodad: Dadliest Catch Review - Splash The PatriarchyThe Escapist
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    camouflage points way to invisibility
    The Australian
    Cuttlefish, known as "chameleons of the sea", change their colour and skin patterns instantaneously to conceal themselves from hunters such as dolphins, sharks, seals and seabirds. This is made possible by millions of tiny organs known as ...
    Cuttlefish camouflage may hold secret to invisibilityABC Online
    How cuttlefish are inspiring research into flexible screensDaily Mail
    'Chameleon of the sea' cuttlefish can teach us a thing or two about camouflageTech Times
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