A dumbo octopus uses its ear-like fins to propel itself off of the seafloor. Shortly after this octopus left the seafloor it displayed a never before documented body posture.

A dumbo octopus uses its ear-like fins to propel itself off of the seafloor. Shortly after this octopus left the seafloor it displayed a never-before-documented body posture. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition.

 

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