Living the dream: researching octopus behavior in Alaska. Adventure is out there. Allons-y! (Hope you like Sunday Punday.)

I was sampling for work this morning when I saw that the (unfortunately, recently deceased) squid’s chromatophores were still firing—some at random, and some in a REALLY cool pattern (like Rorshach from The Watchmen!). They would get really dark when they were touched. Really cool!

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    EVen though this was cool I knew I shouldn’t have watched it because it made me feel all angsty from it seeming like...
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    My best guess is that its body still had enough energy and ion gradients to create involuntary action potentials in its...
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    THE COOLEST THING
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