Tentacle Festival (July 10-17, 2017)

Discussion in 'The Octopus' Den' started by tonmo, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Our friends at Lembeh Resort are hosting their first annual Tentacle Festival, which is sure to be a fun and informative event. Presenters include @Bret Grasse MBA, and their resident marine biologist Dimpy Jacobs. This will be one to follow! Let us know if you plan to attend.

    Event Details: Tentacle Festival July 2017 - Lembeh Resort Dive Resort & Spa in...

    Videos from Lembeh Resort (by in-house photographer Sacha Janson):

    All videos were filmed on-site in Lembeh with no manipulation of the animals other than offering shells to the coconut octopuses.

    Amphioctopus marginatus (coconut octo):

    Two Amphioctopus marginatus squabbling over possession of shells:

    Broadclub cuttlefish:

    Pygmy squid (Idiosepius sp.?) capturing and eating a crustacean (awesome footage of this tiny squid - note the ‘juices’ of the crab visible flowing into the squid which was less than 1cm long, at around 1:00 into the film!):

    Blue-ring octopus with eggs (possibly not H. lunalata; undescribed species?):

    Flamboyant Cuttlefish:
    The Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi)

    Flamboyant Cuttlefish hatching:
    Muck Diving in Lembeh Strait - Flamboyant Cuttlefish Hatching
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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