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March 24, 2006
Friday Squid Blogging: Sepioloidea lineolata
If Friday cat blogging involves cute pictures of cats, shouldn't Friday squid blogging include cute pictures of squid?
Posted on March 24, 2006 at 4:16 PM
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Overweight squids shouldn't wear stripes... it does nothing for the figure :-)
Bruce, people have asked you time and time again to mark stuff that's not safe for work! We live in an increasingly litigious society, you know, and some of us could lose our jobs ...
That is a fine cute squid, as my partner volunteered when I showed it to him.
"Striped pyjama squid" is a fitting name.
Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings : (at a UK primary school) :
"Squid are better'n Octopussys 'cos they've got TEN big testacles (sic)."
Guess we have to give that kid a quick spelling lesson ;-)
I love it. Well done Bruce.
And you all eat them? Shame.
I'm not sure I understand why Friday squid blogging, but cute pictures of cephalopods are always appreciated.
I've been a fan of the squid since childhood...Friday Squid Blogging ROCKS! Please continue!
It's a great picture, but it would be even better if it included a recipe and a recommendation of a good wine to accompany the dish ...
You most certainly do not eat the giant squid, as it uses amonia in it's swim bladder for controling it's elevation, the taste and smell compleatly permiate the entire creature (when it's dead, nobody has been near a live one to tell if it can control the smell or not ;)
Bit of side knowledge as you mentioned "Cute cats" did you know that the brain of the giant octopus is about the same size as that of the cat?
Also even the smaller species exhibit some quite extrodinary skills that can only be described as intelegent (including guile).
But isn't this a cuttlefish? I've seen them (likely not this particular species) on sushi menus...
It is a cuttlefish. The common name of Striped Pyjama Squid is a misnomer. But I guess "Friday Decapod Blogging" doesn't have the same ring to it.
In case you hadn't seen it yet:
Currently wielding one of my favourite shirts at the top of the page, and squid hats for cats lower down.
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