Coffee & Tentacles

rhamphotheca:

Phoenix Canyon, off the Atlantic coast of the United States, proved to be home to an exciting diversity of mollusks. Here, a nudibranch strolls by a bobtail squid.
Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts, 2014.

rhamphotheca:

Phoenix Canyon, off the Atlantic coast of the United States, proved to be home to an exciting diversity of mollusks. Here, a nudibranch strolls by a bobtail squid.

Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts, 2014.

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meglyman:

These hang out on my shoulders, deciding my fate.

rhamphotheca:

Baby Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) in egg, Negros Oriental, Philippines
“Although still inside of its egg, these flamboyant cuttlefish were still able to flash dark purple if something got too close. when they are born they will be ready to hunt and change color on their own...”
photograph/comments by Dan Geary
(via: Project Noah)

rhamphotheca:

Baby Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) in egg, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Although still inside of its egg, these flamboyant cuttlefish were still able to flash dark purple if something got too close. when they are born they will be ready to hunt and change color on their own...”

photograph/comments by Dan Geary

(via: Project Noah)

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