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Hydrothermal vent octopus
Image ID: 29397
Common Name: Hydrothermal vent octopus
Scientific Name: Vulcanoctopus hydrothermalis
Location: Hydrothermal Vents, Equatorial Pacific
Description: Parasitic copepods infest the mantle of the hydrothermal vent octopus, Vulcanoctopus.
Keywords: Hydrothermal vent octopus, Vulcanoctopus hydrothermalis, deep-sea octopus, predator, black smoker, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoidea, Octopoda, Octopodidae, pale, colourless, parasitic copepod,
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