dumbo octopus facts

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"Grimpoteuthis"
dumbo octopus facts

Scientific Name: Genus Grimpoteuthis

Commonly found : Assumed To be Globally

Length: 7.9-12 inches

Description

They have large ear like fins that resemble the wing like ears of the Disney character, Dumbo hence their name. Dumbo Octopus been found worldwide including in the waters of New Zealand , Philippines and Azores and are among the deepest living octopuses. They can survive in extreme depths up to 4800 meters. Since they are living at extreme depths , they are suited for living in colder temperature and can occupy a variety of depths and temperature . 

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