Octopus Photos Page 8

Grimpoteuthis or Dumbo octopus is a genus of deep sea dwelling octopuses. They are also known as umbrella octopuses due to their body structure. The most notable feature of the genus is two protruding ear like fins. They lives in a depth of 3000 to 7000 m or 9800 to 23000 ft. You can see two specimens here - one cute and another ugly.


Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10

No comments:

Post a Comment