Females of this unusual octopus species sequester themselves in thin, translucent shells with which they drift across the open seas. Paper nautiluses, also called argonauts, secrete the shells to serve as cases for their eggs.
Deep Discoverer, the deep-diving robot that travels with NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer. Spotted meters beneath the surface, it’s the deepest observation of a so-called incirrate octopus ever, and it might be a new species.
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. So intelligent.
DNA Finds New Octopus Species Hiding in Plain Sight By Katherine Harmon Courage
Fine art illustration of various species of octopus Species featured: ATLANTIC OCTOPUS (Octopus vulgaris) BLUE-RINGED OCTOPUS (Hapalochlaena maculosa) CALIFORNIA TWO-SPOT OCTOPUS (Octopus bimaculoides) GIANT PACIFIC OCTOPUS (Octopus dofleini) LARGER PACIFIC STRIPED OCTOPUS