Willem Weertman

Willem Weertman

Dec 18, 2020

Group 6 Copy 278
4
Please wait...

About This Project

Surprisingly, it has yet to be shown if octopuses can use odors to find food, it is often assumed that they can. We are investigating odor tracking in Octopus rubescens by observing them searching for food in a flume in the dark under consistent bulk flow conditions. This basic behavioral ecology research aims to fill a significant assumption gap in the current understanding of octopus chemosensory ecology. We need help paying for a scanning sheet laser to visualize flow.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Amelioration of Alpha-Synuclein in Parkinson's Disease through potentiated protein-protein interactions

Aggregation of misfolded alpha synuclein protein is a key feature of Parkinson's Disease (PD), which afflicts...

Understanding Avian Diversity: a genomic approach to determine the relationships of Kingfishers and their allies

Understanding biodiversity is fundamental to biology. To do so, we need to know the evolutionary tree of...

Creating a neural network that classifies Dinoflagellate species

I think we have the technology to develop an artificial intelligence model that can differentiate between...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 25 people