The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk

By MONTGOMERY, Sy

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ISBN
9780544232709
Publisher
HMH


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on July 1, 2015  |  Middle to High School

Gr 6–9—Searching for octopuses along the coast of Moorea in French Polynesia might sound like a dream assignment. However, these elusive mollusks are master of deceptive camouflage: boneless wonders that can ooze into impossibly small spaces and that tend to change their locations abruptly, leaving merely a tidy stack of emptied shells from past meals. Montgomery and Ellenbogen join psychologist Jennifer Mather and her team as they methodically explore Moorea's fringing reefs, record...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Montgomery tags along with four scientists studying the decision-making of the Pacific day octopus in the French Polynesian island region of...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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