C.13 The Giant Pacific OctopusTim Carpenter

Picture of Giant Pacific OctopusGiant Pacific octopuses, or GPOs, are iconic residents of the Puget Sound and the North Pacific, and are the largest species of octopus in the world.


This class will cover the basics of GPO biology and ecology, explore GPO intelligence and behavior, and touch on citizen science efforts to learn more about the GPO population in the Puget Sound.