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Amazing Dwarf Cuttlefish

Cuttlefishes get their name from their cuttlebone—an internal, porous structure that helps to regulate their buoyancy—an element of anatomy that no other cephalopods possess. There are 120 known species of cuttlefish: you can come see dwarf cuttlefish, Sepia bandensis, in more »

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The facts of (jellyfish) life

The medusa form of jellyfish (with its bell-shaped body and long tentacles) is just one of several stages in the jellyfish life cycle. Jellyfish progress through a number of other forms. Thanks to a recent intern project, the lagoon jelly more »

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