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Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis). This is one of the rarest species of octopus in the world. They live in the deepest parts of the ocean and are nicknamed "Dumbo octopus" because of a pair of fins that are attached to their heads. They use these fins to stay above the sea floor in their search for food #oceanlife

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from Good News Network

Scientist Wants to Name This Cute Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Behold the Flapjack Octopus! Does this octopus look familiar? The “flapjack octopus” is a rarely observed, deep-sea species.

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Blue Clover Octopus. Absolutely beautiful.

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from National Geographic News

Photos: "Spectacular" Deep-Sea Species Found off Canada

Hello! Let's be best friends! Brand new purple octopus discovered in Canada - love the curly-que tentacles.

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Octopus macropus, also known as the Atlantic White-spotted Octopus, White-spotted Octopus, Grass Octopus or Grass scuttle, is an octopus species native to at least the Mediterranean Sea.

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The common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) is the most studied of all octopus species. Its range in the eastern Atlantic extends from the Mediterranean Sea and the southern coast of England to at least Senegal in Africa.

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