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Cephalopods

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An Antarctic octopus that lives in ice-cold water uses an unique strategy to transport oxygen in its blood, according to research published in Frontiers in Zoology. The study suggests that the octopus's specialized blood pigments could help to make it more resilient to climate change than Antarctic ...

Blue blood on ice: How an Antarctic octopus survives the cold

phys.org

Octopus in deep blue sea

Baby Octopus from NOAA Ocean Explorer Photostream on Flickr

Octopus from NOAA Ocean Explorer Photostream on Flickr

An octopus grapples with the arm of a deep sea vessel

Mapping the great unknown: the ocean floor

abc.net.au

A dumbo octopus uses his ear-like fins to slowly swim away

A dumbo octopus uses his ear-like fins to slowly swim away

abc.net.au

Octopus as seen from a remotely-operated vehicle, a kilometre beneath the ocean's surface, off the coast of Scotland.

UK's deep sea mountain life filmed

bbc.com

From Emily Winfield Martin's (aka Emily Apple's) Portfolio, "Kraken Underneath" 2013.

From Emily Winfield Martin's (aka Emily Apple's) Portfolio, "Eight Arms for You" 2013.

Tentacled Server Cake Stand

Tentacled Server Cake Stand

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octopus chandelier

17th-Century Octopus Contessa Holding Her Beloved Squid, oil painting by Omar Rayyan, 2011

The Big One Art Print by Jay Fleck - $16.12

Wonderpus Octopus, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia Octopus: The Footed Void by Caspar Henderson | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Greater Blue Ring Octopus, Indonesia Octopus: The Footed Void by Caspar Henderson | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Mimic octopus in shallow waters near the Great Barrier Reef; image courtesy of Darren Coker

Mimic octopus documented in Australia; image courtesy of Darren Coker

Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid, by Wendy Williams. Just got this for my birthday :)

Albino Octopus: A new species discovered near hydrothermal vents on the Antarctic Sea floor, an area lacking sunlight, but rich in minerals.

Kraken The colossal octopus: a drawing by malacologist Pierre Dénys de Montfort (1801) (based on descriptions by French sailors). Mythology Norse Grouping Legendary creature Sub-grouping Sea monster Country Greenland Habitat Greenland Sea Length 50 m

Kraken - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Matt Kaplan for National Geographic News December 15, 2009 Octopuses have been discovered tip-toeing with coconut-shell halves suctioned to their undersides, then reassembling the halves and disappearing inside for protection or deception, a new study says.

"Bizarre" Octopuses Carry Coconuts as Instant Shelters

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diver with octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus, photo by Schristia

Octopus with big dreams and high ideals :)

Octopus - caretta156 via cutestlife. Found inside of a scallop in Baja.