Baby Octopus

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Dec. 11, 2009

I filmed this baby octopus while night diving in the La Jolla Cove on Jan. 13 2008. The water temp. was a brisk 52 digrees. Octopuses are characterized by their eight arms (not tentacles), usually bearing suction cups. These arms are a type of muscular hydrostat. Unlike most other cephalopods, the majority of octopuses — those in the suborder most commonly known, Incirrina — have almost entirely soft bodies with no internal skeleton. They have neither a protective outer shell like the ...

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