‘Dumbo’ octopus found 21,000 feet below ocean surface


An odd-looking “Dumbo” octopus was found rolling in the deep. The cephalopod, which sports fins above its eyes that look like ears, was spotted on the seabed of the Java Trench, 21,000 feet below the surface — more than a mile deeper than previous recordings. Dr Alan Jamieson, who pioneered the “lander” that took the…

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