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Octopus

This octopus was spotted tucked under an overhang during exploration of the outer slope of the Esmeralda Seamount, a submarine volcanic complex to the west of Saipan.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

 

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer