Dumbo Octopus caught on film!

Yesterday the re-entry camera was coming up from the bottom of the ocean and it caught footage of a Dumbo octopus Grimpoteuthis sp.. These unique cephalopods live in the deep sea. Their ear like appendages flap as they swim hence the knick name!  It is very rare to see them swimming in the wild. We feel lucky to have caught one on film!

Here is the link to the Youtube video: https://youtu.be/OFyzII0YG1M