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Octopus : the ocean's intelligent invertebrate

Author: Jennifer A Mather; Roland C Anderson; James B Wood
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010.
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A natural history of the octopus, featuring personal narratives, underwater research, and closeup photography that details mating and predatory behaviors, intelligence, and problem-solving abilities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Mather; Roland C Anderson; James B Wood
ISBN: 9781604690675 1604690674
OCLC Number: 436623449
Description: 208 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Meet the octopus --
In the egg --
Drifting and settling --
Making a living --
In the den --
Getting around --
Appearances --
Not getting eaten --
Personalities --
Intelligence --
Sex at last --
The rest of the group --
Postscript: Keeping a captive octopus.
Responsibility: Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, and James B. Wood.

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The visually arresting and often misunderstood octopus has long captured popular imagination. From the molluscan ancestry of octopus to its ingenious anatomy, amazing mating and predatory behaviors,  Read more...

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