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- According to a new study, cephalopod populations are booming. What are cephalopods?
- Why are cephalopods nicknamed the “weeds of the sea”?
- According to biologist Zoë Doubleday, cephalopods’ “unique set of biological traits, including rapid growth, short lifespans and flexible development … allow them to adapt to changing environmental conditions (such as temperature) more quickly than many other marine species.”
- How will the increased population of cephalopods impact marine food webs?
Washington Post: Squids and octopuses — the ‘weeds of the sea’ — are on the rise
Nat Geo: The Amazing Squid video
(extra credit! This is a great, short introduction to scientific writing.) Current Biology: Global proliferation of cephalopods