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Tag: Octopus

A sucker for jellyfish: The unexpected prey of the seven-arm octopus

There is much we do not yet know about the deep parts of our oceans. What you can see in this video is a very rare sight. Researchers have now been successful in filming a seven-armed octopus called ‘Haliphron atlanticus’. It can grow up to four meters long and weigh almost 75 kilos. But because …

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National Geographic: Ghostlike Octopus Found Lurking Deep Below the Sea

While exploring the deep sea northeast of Hawaii’s Necker Island with a remotely operated vehicle, scientists aboard the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer were surprised to encounter what may be a never-before-seen octopus. Though the February 27 discovery was made at a depth of 4,290 meters (14,075 feet), the octopus belongs to a group of octopods …

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SciFri: Isn’t this Adorabilis?

SciFi made this short little film about a tiny octopus with big yes. In it, we get to follow Stephanie Bush of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, who aims to classify and name this presently undescribed deep-sea cephalopod using preserved specimens and a clutch of eggs hatch housed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  

David Malvestuto: The Octopus Affair

Filmed by David Malvestuto at Bluefish Cove in Carmel, CA. This pacific Octopus not a fan of being photographed apparently.