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  • Scientists Observe Newly Hatched Dumbo Octopus
    Scientists have observed and filmed a dumbo octopus hatching from its egg for the first time. (February 20, 2018)

  • Ghostlike Octopus Species Discovered in Deep Water Off Hawaii
    A new ghostlike octopus species was discovered in the deep water off Hawaii by the Okeanos Explorer. (March 6, 2016)

    Cute Flapjack Octopus to Get Scientific Name
    A cute octopus discovered by researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute is soon to get an official scientific name. (June 18, 2015)

    Greek Scientists Build Robot Octopus That Swims and Crawls
    Greek scientists at FORTH have developed a robot octopus that can swim and crawl. (October 2, 2014)

    Okeanos Explorer Encounters Dumbo Octopus in the Gulf of Mexico
    The Okeanos Explorer captured incredible footage of a Dumbo Octopus in the Gulf of Mexico. (May 12, 2014)

    Rare Kissing Octopus Unveiled at The California Academy Of Sciences
    A rare Larger Pacific Striped Octopus has gone on display at the Steinhart Aquarium in the California Academy of Sciences. (March 7, 2013)

    Deep-sea Octopus Squid Leaves Its Arms Behind as Escape Tactic
    Stephanie Bush, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Rhode Island, observed a never-before-seen defensive strategy used by a small species of deep-sea squid in which the animal counter-attacks a predator and then leaves the tips of its arms attached to the predator as a distraction. (August 4, 2012)

    Little Jawfish Pretends to be Part of Mimic Octopus
    Scientists recorded for the first time an association between the black-marble jawfish (Stalix cf. (January 4, 2012)

    New Crab Species, Ghostly White Octopus Discovered Living Near Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent
    Creatures were discovered living over 2,000 meters beneath the surface of the Southern Ocean, near Antarctica. (January 4, 2012)

    Baby Giant Pacific Octopuses Engage in Tug-of-War Over Food
    The Vancouver Aquarium says its baby giant Pacific octopuses are now six weeks old and still going strong. (October 16, 2011)

    Scientists Develop Robotic Octopus Tentacle, Part of Larger Plan to Develop Complete Octobot
    Scientists have developed a robotic version of an octopus tentacle. (July 30, 2011)