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Dumbo octopus
Image ID: 29432
Common Name: Dumbo octopus
Scientific Name: Grimpoteuthis
Location: East Pacific Rise, 2.5 kilometres deep
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.
Keywords: Dumbo octopus, Grimpoteuthis, Mollusca, Cephalopoda, Coleoiodea, Octopoda, Cirrata, red, orange, bizarre, cute, arm
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