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Dive 10: The Bashful Octopus

During the tenth dive of the expedition, the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) encountered this octopus, who wanted nothing to do with the ROV and thus did his best to hide, first by burrowing into the sediment and then by changing color.

 

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific MPAs.

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