Small mesopelagic octopus (Bolitaena pygmaea)

Small mesopelagic octopus (Bolitaena pygmaea)

C037/3619

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Caption

This small mesopelagic octopus, Bolitaena pygmaea, was trawled from between 1,200 and 1,000 meters depth, Gulf of Mexico, 2016. Females of this species have a glowing ring around their mouths to help attract mates in the dark. Image courtesy of the DEEPEND project.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

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