South Florida Octopuses: From Behavior to Bacteria

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Octopuses, often described as the most intelligent of the invertebrate animals, are charismatic, captivating, and exhibit many unique traits and behaviors that fascinate scientists and the public alike. Discover the surprising ways that two local octopus species coexist just beneath the surface of Lake Worth Lagoon at Blue Heron Bridge.

Presented by: Dr. Chelsea Bennice, Affiliate Assistant Scientist, Florida Atlantic University

Florida Oceanographic Society’s 2022 Coastal Lecture Series is held on Tuesday evenings from January through March.  Expert speakers will cover a variety of exciting topics relevant to coastal Florida.  For more information, or to register for other upcoming lectures, please visit




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