Dumbo Ocotopus – Deep Pacific
This dumbo octopus was observed resting on the seafloor before it took off, gliding through the water as if flying, propelled by the fins behind its eyes.
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific MPAs.
Close-ups of a Live Octopus rubescens Expressing its Skin Papillae
This cuttlefish wants to make sure you know it’s #CephalopodWeek. So be sure to carve out some time to visit the cuttlefish and octopuses at the Aquarium this week. #octopus #cuttlefish (at New England Aquarium)
Unknown Twisted Blood-Red Squid
“On our planet, most of the living space is in the deep sea, and we know
very, very little about what lives there. Every time
we go down there to look, we find something new.”
We like to call this video “Freya Being Awesome”