Luminous creatures:  Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus
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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Luminous creatures:  Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus  #tentacles #octopus

Luminous creatures: Glowing deep sea creatures photographed by Joshua Lambus #tentacles #octopus

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Dumbo Octopus. Rarest octopus, living at extreme depths. Largest one ever recorded was 6 feet long.

Dumbo Octopus. Rarest octopus, living at extreme depths. Largest one ever recorded was 6 feet long.

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