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.
Deep-Diving Robot Discovers Mysterious and Adorable Octopus Species
Would you just look at him? Sprung to life out of a Pixar movie, the ghostly little fella pictured above was discovered last month by Deep Discoverer, the deep-diving robot that travels with NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer. Spotted 4,290 meters beneath the surface, it’s the deepest observation of a so-called incirrate octopus ever, and it might be a new species.
Rare Kissing Octopus Unveiled - Scientists are unveiling a rare octopus that has never been on public display before. Unlike other octopus species, Larger Pacific Striped Octopuses mate in an intimate clinch with their beaks and suckers pressed against each other