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Post by Dragon Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:10 pm

Explorers have captured video of the deepest-known octopus, revealing an adorably pudgy Dumbo octopus some 4.3 miles (6,957 meters) beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean swimming in what is called the hadal zone, where not even a drop of sunlight can penetrate.

The dumbo octopus (genus Grimpoteuthis), with its wee size and two relatively large fins that look like the eponymous Disney character's ears, is often called "the cutest octopus in the world," according to National Geographic. It's also one of the deepest-known octopuses, known to live more than 2 miles (3,200 m) below the ocean's surface.

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Scientists recorded a dumbo octopus at depths of up to 4.3 miles (6,957 meters) beneath the Indian Ocean. Here, another dumbo octopus is seen foraging at a depth of 3.6 miles (5,760 m).

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The animal was spotted 7,000m down in the Java Trench


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Rare Dumbo Octopus Shows Off for Deep-sea Submersible

The rarely observed, ghostly white cephalopod delights scientists remotely exploring an underwater volcano.


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