Re: [sl4] Cuttlefish communication studies

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Mon Apr 11 2011 - 13:29:52 MDT

Two things (brief because I'm busy, not because I'm trying to be a

1. This list is basically dead; covers its
previous function.

2. Unless you are working on the communication patterns of
cuttlefish with planet-sized brains, you seem to have missed the
point of this list entirely; see


On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 07:34:01AM -0400, Megan O'Neal wrote:
> Hello all,
> I found this mailing list through random googling on transhumanism, I hope
> that you can help me, and if there's some repository of list etiquette or
> what have you, please do point me there so I can play by the rules.
> I am planning to get my PhD in Neuroscience and Marine Biology so that I can
> study cuttlefish. I'm sure I don't have to tell anyone here how fascinating
> cuttlefish are, their neurobiology is most intriguing and unique and I have
> a number of theories that are mostly related to their communication, but
> also branch off into territories I am not going to discuss at this juncture,
> I want to proceed much further in my research and actually get into working
> with them before I start disclosing some of what I suspect.
> But in the meanwhile, I use my current school's research databases to track
> down cuttlefish studies, but it's always nice to branch out. Can any of you
> point me to any interesting research and experiments being done with
> cuttlefish, anywhere in the world? I wish to be sure I am not missing
> anything. My specific interest is cuttlefish communication, but I'll take
> anything you've got about cuttlefish.
> Thank you so much!
> Megan O'Neal
> Expressive Arts Therapy student
> Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

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