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Jun 01, 2007 (Vol. 27, No. 11)

The Cephalopod Page

URL:www.thecephalopodpage.org
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The personal web page of Dr. James B. Wood, an assistant research scientist at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, The Cephalopod Page pays homage to the fascinating group of oceanic organisms that include the octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus. Looking at the pictures on the opening page of the site, one is struck at the beauty of the organisms as well as their bizarre body designs. As the site points out, they are indeed an ancient group of organisms, and the literal translation of their name is headfoot. Looking at the octopus, it is clear why they are so named. At The Cephalopod Page, visitors can view phylogeny (with pix), read original articles, download PDF-formatted lessons on cephalopods, and access links to the world of cephalopods. The pictures are worth a trip to the site alone, and the educational content is icing on the cake. A beautiful site, well done.
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