A Home For Cephalopods At MBL

August 7th, 2017 @   - 

By Andrea F. Carter. The California two-spot octopus was anticipating dinner last week. Its tentacles spread out, and the two spots on either side of its body that give the animal its name darkened.

Bret Grasse, the manager of cephalopod operation at the Marine Biological Laboratory where the octopus resides, described this as common behavior when someone approaches the tank.

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