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Scientist Wants to Name This Cute Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Behold the Flapjack Octopus! Does this octopus look familiar? The “flapjack octopus” is a rarely observed, deep-sea species.

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Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis). This is one of the rarest species of octopus in the world. They live in the deepest parts of the ocean and are nicknamed "Dumbo octopus" because of a pair of fins that are attached to their heads. They use these fins to stay above the sea floor in their search for food #oceanlife

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Octopus macropus, also known as the Atlantic White-spotted Octopus, White-spotted Octopus, Grass Octopus or Grass scuttle, is an octopus species native to at least the Mediterranean Sea.

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from National Geographic News

Photos: "Spectacular" Deep-Sea Species Found off Canada

Hello! Let's be best friends! Brand new purple octopus discovered in Canada - love the curly-que tentacles.

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The blue-ringed octopuses (genus Hapalochlaena) are three (or perhaps four) octopus species that live in tide pools and coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Japan to Australia (mainly around southern New South Wales and South Australia, and northern Western Australia). This octopus is one of the most venomous animals on the planet. https://www.facebook.com/somersault1824

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