Hello All! I am new here and am so happy to have come across this site! I have had an unusual obsession with cephs, mainly the squids, for several years now. Unfortunately, my fascination has often gone unmatched among my peers. I was in high school in 2004 and when Dr. Kubadera photographed the famous giant alive for the first time. I hung the news article in my locker. Early on I wanted to have a "pet squid" but with preliminary research I discovered that that is absolutely impossible. Since then, I have adopted the opinion that I would never want to keep a ceph in captivity. I am just a huge enthusiast that is starving for more information about these absolutely wonderful animals. I have always said if I had a "next life" I would dedicate my life to teuthology. I have been a huge Steve O'Shea fan for a while now, and I love that many of his articles can be found here. Thank you TONMO for having such a site available. I can now live out my dream of following ceph news and research. I already have an established career, which I do enjoy, but now being a part of this community I can subside some of my guilt from not choosing marine biology as a career. I am just so happy to be here and look forward to getting to know some of you more! One last word before I sign off on this post: I have nothing against other cephs, and I still find them absolutely fascinating, I don't know what it is, maybe the ellusiveness, but the squids in particular, are my absolute favorite of all the cephs.