Image ID:29531
Common Name:Hydrothermal vent octopus
Scientific Name:Vulcanoctopus hydrothermalis
Description:The hydrothermal vent octopus Vulcanoctopus. This remarkable species lives near black smokers, where it preys upon the many small crustaceans that thrive there.
Location:Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Keywords:Hydrothermal vent octopus, Vulcanoctopus hydrothermalis, predator, black smoker, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoidea, Octopoda, Octopodidae, pale, colourless, alien, grotesque, head, eye, tentacle