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