Cephalopods hit celebrity status worldwide due to population increase


Marine biology research published in the journal Current Biology has made a splash worldwide today, getting coverage in Science Mag, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many more including an in-depth piece in The Atlantic by Ed Yong, and a live cross with ABC News 24.

This paper now ranks in the top 0.02% of publications ever ranked by Altmetric (>5 million).

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We caught up with lead author Zoe Doubleday to talk about how the data was pulled together for the study, and why cephalopod populations might be on the increase.

Read the media release.

Also covered by:

New Scientist
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian
Discovery News
The Atlantic
ABC Science
SBS World News

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