Tag: octopus

Jun 23, 2015

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Scientists want to name this tiny octopus with big eyes and gelatinous skin, ‘Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis’, and we couldn’t agree more!

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Feb 24, 2015

This Woman was Filming a Crab When an Octopus Leaped Out of the Water and Snatched It

This Woman was Filming a Crab When an Octopus Leaped Out of the Water and Snatched It

While hiking through Yallingup, Western Australia, this woman happened upon a crab and decided to film it. And that’s exactly when an octopus appeared out of nowhere to snatch it… off land no less! What a wild scene to capture on film.

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Feb 6, 2015

Camouflaged Octopus Appears Out of Nowhere

Camouflaged Octopus Appears Out of Nowhere

A diver gets quite the surprise while snorkelling in the Caribbean, as a camouflaged octopus suddenly appears out of nowhere.

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Oct 21, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Coconut Octopus

Picture of the Day: The Coconut Octopus

THE COCONUT OCTOPUS Photograph by Mario Neumann (scuba.hamburg on Flickr) Amphioctopus marginatus, also known as the coconut octopus or veined octopus, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus. It is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean. It commonly preys upon shrimp, crabs, and clams, and displays…

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