Image ID:29432
Common Name:Dumbo octopus
Scientific Name:Grimpoteuthis
Description:Close-up showing the arm of the deep-sea dumbo octopus Grimpoteuthis. A distinguising feature of these octopods is their hair-like projections (cirri) and the single line of suckers.
Location:East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
Keywords:Dumbo octopus, Grimpoteuthis, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoiodea, Octopoda, Cirrata, red, orange, bizarre, cute, arm