Deep Discoverer, the deep-diving robot that travels with NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer. Spotted meters beneath the surface, it’s the deepest observation of a so-called incirrate octopus ever, and it might be a new species.
Scientist Wants to Name This Cute Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’
Washington (AFP) - Some say she looks like a ghost from the Pac-Man video game, but she's anything but spooky. In fact, the fist-sized pink octopus is so cute scientists may call her "Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis.
Deep-Diving Robot Discovers Mysterious and Adorable Octopus Species
This image provided by courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana shows a possible new species of octopus. (NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana 2016 via AP)
Science Bulletins: Deep-Sea Cephalopods Hide Using Light. A squid species and an octopus species can turn their skin patterns on and off as required to remain invisible to predators, even those equipped with bioluminescent spotlights!