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November 20, 2013

Elusive Giant Pacific Octopus Studies

Tags: Core Program

NOAA Alaska Fishery Science Center: With funding support from NPRB (Projects 906, 1005), Alaska Fishery Science Center scientists in collaboration with the University of Alaska Fairbanks are studying ways to capture and tag giant Pacific octopus. They also are studying the reproductive biology of the animal and the effects of being captured and discarded. Check out the spectacular underwater video and more information here