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Mimic Octopuses References

References from the March 2010 FAMA magazine article Masters of Mimicry.

By Scott W. Michael

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Hanlon, R.T., L. Conroy, and J. W. Forsythe. 2008. "Mimicry and foraging behavior of two tropical sand-flat octopus species off North Sulawesi, Indonesia.” Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 93:23-38.

Hemdal, J. 2007. "Aquarium Fish: Captive Observations of the Mimic Octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus.” Advanced Aquarist Online. Vol. 7.

Hochberg, F.G., M.D. Norman, and J. Finn. 2006. "Wunderpus photogenicus n. gen. and sp., a new octopus from the shallow waters of the Indo-Malayan Archipelago (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae).” Molluscan Research. 26: 128-140

Norman, M.D., J. Finn, and T. Tregenza. 2001. "Dynamic mimicry in an Indo-Malayan octopus.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 268:1755.

Want to read the full story? Pick up the March 2010 issue of Freshwater And Marine Aquarium.

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