Structure and mechanical properties of Octopus vulgaris suckers

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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Structure and mechanical properties of Octopus vulgaris suckers
    Francesca Tramacere, Thomas Kleinteich, Stanislav N. Gorb, Barbara Mazzola


     
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    Octopus Suckers Have Groovy Secret for Strength Octopus Chronicles Katherine Harmon Dec 2013
    Katherine Harmon blogs about the new data on octopus sucker adhesion underwater.

     
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    Aren't octopus suckers the ones that answer emails like "Large hectocotylus fast - " and "Dear Friend, I am a flamboyant cuttlefish with 27 million crabs who needs a business partner to move them across the border"
     
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    Tiny Hairs Help Octopus Suckers Stick
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    Hairy suckers: the surface microstructure and its possible functional significance in the Octopus vulgaris sucker
    Francesca Tramacere, Esther Appel, Barbara Mazzolai , Stanislav N. Gorb 2014 (full paper)

     

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