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With one of the largest brain-to-body size ratios of all the invertebrates, the inquisitive cuttlefish could teach us about the evolution of intelligence throughout the animal kingdom—even among humans.

Striped pyjama squid (Sepioloidea lineolata), a type of bobtail squid. These animals are bioluminescent due to a symbiotic relation with bacterial colonya.  This ability is used to disguise their profile when viewed from below in the water – a good camouflage. Photo by Tony Brown.

Bobtail Squid

Sepioloidea lineolata~ Striped pyjama squid, a cuttlefish native to the southern Indo-Pacific


cuttlefish 🐟 whenever I see pics of cuttlefish, I think of jack sparrow mer sea ocean

The Icon Star, about 12" diameter

The Icon Star (Iconaster longimanus) It grows to a diameter of about 30 centimetres in) with a central disc about 10 cm in) across. It has a marginal row of large plates that resemble mosaic tiles and contrast in colour with the disc. The margin i

https://flic.kr/p/8m1gFK | アオイガイ - shellfish...? or octopus...? but that is not the question.

Argonauta nodosa aka knobby or knobbed argonaut aka "paper nautilus" is a species of pelagic octopus.

Cephalopod: planktonic Octopus paralarva

Cephalopod: planktonic Octopus paralarva - figure from Cephalopods: A World Guide by Mark Norman.

Nautilus ~ Miks' Pics "Sea Life lll" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/sea-life-lll/

Nautilus ~ Miks' Pics "Sea Life lll" board @ Godne uwagi jest to, że mają…

Hooded Cuttlefish; Thailand, Andaman Sea, 2/08 // by prilfish

Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida. They belong to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopi and nautiluses. 'Cuttle' is a reference to their unique internal shell, the cuttlebone