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Revision of the Octopus horridus species-group, including erection of a new subgenus and description of two member species from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The tropical Indo-West Pacific region contains a distinctive group of small to moderate-sized octopuses referred to in the past as the Octopus horridus species-group. Member species are foundExpand
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Taxonomy and biology of the argonauts (Cephalopoda: Argonautidae) with particular reference to Australian material
Argonauts (Argonautidae: Cephalopoda) are a family of pelagic octopuses that inhabit tropical and temperate oceans of the world. Argonauts are most commonly recognised by the beautiful white shellsExpand
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PHYLUM DICYEMIDA IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS: FIRST RECORD AND DISTRIBUTION ACROSS DIVERSE CEPHALOPOD HOSTS
Dicyemid mesozoans are marine organisms that live exclusively in the excretory organs of cephalopod hosts. This study constitutes the first record of the Phylum Dicyemida from Australian waters andExpand
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Liquid sand burrowing and mucus utilisation as novel adaptations to a structurally-simple environment in Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990
Cephalopods are often celebrated as masters of camouflage, but their exploitation of the soft-sediment habitats that dominate the ocean floor has demanded other anti-predator strategies. PreviousExpand
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Genome‐wide comparisons reveal a clinal species pattern within a holobenthic octopod—the Australian Southern blue‐ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae)
Abstract The southern blue‐ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883) lacks a planktonic dispersal phase, yet ranges across Australia's southern coastline. This species’ brief andExpand
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Evidence of mimicry of gelatinous zooplankton by anguilliform leptocephali for predator avoidance
Leptocephali are the transparent larvae of eels and their relatives, whose laterally compressed bodies contain gelatinous material. Although abundant throughout the world’s oceans, leptocephali areExpand
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Invertebrate diversity in the deep Great Australian Bight (200–5000 m)
BackgroundThe Great Australian Bight (GAB) comprises the majority of Australia’s southern coastline, but to date its deep water fauna has remained almost unknown. Recent issuing of oil and gas leasesExpand
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Planktonic cephalopods collected off East Antarctica during the 'BROKE' survey
Abstract The composition and distribution of squid captured between January and March during the 1996 baseline research on oceanography, krill and the environment survey off East AntarcticaExpand
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