Megaleledone setebos, a shallow-water circum-Antarctic species from the Southern Ocean. It is the closest living relative to deep-sea octopuses. The specimen shown is a juvenile; adults reach a total length of nearly 1m.
Dumbo Octopuses live in the deep sea, keeping just above the very bottom. - They eat food from the sea floor or above it, like worms, bivalve molluscs and various crustaceans. Their tentacles have just one row of suckers and two rows of fleshy spikes called cirri.