Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Isn't This Octopus Adorabilis?

What do you call an tiny octopus with big eyes, gelatinous skin and is cute as a button? Nobody knows quite yet. Stephanie Bush of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute aims to classify and name this presently undescribed deep-sea cephalopod using preserved specimens and a clutch of eggs hatch housed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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(thanks Cora)

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