Tentacles - Monterey Bay Aquarium (MBARI) Exhibit

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    Book me a ticket to Monterey! Very cool! Have they put out a list of what species they're showcasing?
     
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    The intent is to have as many cephs as possible and the entire room will be only cephs. One of the highlights I am looking forward to is the Cyanea exhibit as I wonder why we don't see these in more public aquariums. One little tidbit we did pick up from the conference is that there is a plan to have a very tall aquarium with a sliding display panel (now you see it, now you don't). The hope is to be able to display a few of the deep sea animals that come in for research. MY :fingerscrossed: personal hope is that by 2017 they will have extended the success with vampyroteuthis and that is what will be in the tank when we come. Seeing one alive is on my bucket list :sagrin:
     
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    We need to remind @Bret Grasse MBA to add a post here when they release info :grin:
     
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    More sneak preview peeks
     
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    More sneak preview peeks. This time it is Alicia getting a shower feeding O. cyanea (soooo want to see this species up close and personal!).

     
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    Brett playing with the MBA GPO. GPO hickey on my bucket list :wink:

     
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    Coolest Jobs on the Central Coast: Aquarist

    KSWB visits the Monterey Bay Aquarium, interviews @Bret Grasse MBA and videos some of the cephs that will be in the new exhibit.

     
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    NICE promo video!!!!

     
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    From the Monterey Bay Aquarium Facebook page
     
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    Super excited to go to this exhibit!!!!
     
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    Los Angeles Times teaser

    Monterey Bay: These cuttlefish, octopus star in aquarium's new show with a slide show of some cephy goodness.

     
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    Aquarium's new "Tentacles" wraps itself around your imagination
    April 6 2014

    Click the above link to Monterey County Weekly's e-newsletter (or here) for a slideshow of some of the attractions.

     
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    World’s Largest “Tentacles” Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium Will Cultivate Its Own Cephalopods
    KQED Science April 8, 2014, Danna Staaf (@Danna )

     
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    More from @Danna in her What's Missing From The World's Largest Cephalopod Exhibit Squid A Day Blog on what won't be on display and why.

     
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    New Ceph Videos from MBA

    Cephalopods are Clever Hunters

     
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    Cephalopods are Quick-Change Artists

     
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    Cephalopods on the Move

     
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    Superhero squid, plus giant octopi, stumpy cuttlefish and the wunderpus, all at the Aquarium’s new Tentacles
    Monterey County Weekly April 10 2014 Mark Anderson

     
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    Absurd Creature of the Week: Cross-Dressing Cuttlefish Puts on World’s Most Spectacular Light Show
    MATT SIMON April 11 2014

    Nice write up about cuttlefish, the Tentacles display and a collection of cuttlefish YouTube videos.

     

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