Skip to content

Cephalopod Awareness Days: Searching for Cephalopods

October 8, 2013

Originally posted on Research & Collections:

Greetings Blogophiles! Happy Cephalopod Awareness Days!!! I sincerely hope your celebrations are off to a tentacular start. Today (October 8) is Octopus Day so it’s serendipitous that before I get focused on today’s blog, there is some excellent news to report about an octopus conservation effort. As of October 6, the state of Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Department has banned the recreational harvest of Pacific Octopuses at seven popular diving sites in Puget Sound. Woo hoo! In support, please feel free to wave your tentacles with great abandon.

Back to blogging…Last week as I was sitting around my office thinking about cephalopods and bemoaning the lack of live octopuses in my life, it dawned on me that perhaps there are cephalopods lurking about the Museum that I am unaware of. To remedy this offensive oversight in my education, I promptly began my search for cephalopods in the Museum.

I have…

View original 435 more words

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 72 other followers

%d bloggers like this: