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Institut Océanographique, Rue Saint-Jacques 5e arrondissement, Paris

COCONUT OCTOPUS (Amphioctopus marginatus) lives in the sandy shallows where there is a decided lack of protection. It has solved this problem by gathering coconut shells that have been cast off by humans, and in doing so, has become one of the only Octopus ever observed to gather objects together and using them to create a shelter for itself. In this video at 0:55 you can see one carry its coconut across the ocean floor: www.youtube.com/...

Vulcan Octopus - found near hydrothermal vents

Incredible video footage of ‘dancing’ Dumbo Octopus “Little is known about the deep-sea octopuses that live in proximity to the hydrothermal vent fields associated with the underwater volcanoes of the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. This video features the Grimpoteuthis bathynectes species. Sometimes nicknamed the Dumbo octopus, its ears are really fins that help it move through the water.”

Haha. Would make a good stuffy. The one eyed squidly.

Octopus ring