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Deepsea Octopus clinging to MJ01A

A deep-sea octopus (possibly Graneledone boreopacifica), clinging to the leg of medium power junction box MJ01A. It may be brooding eggs, and they can guard their eggs for over four years, longer than any known animal.

Photo Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/CSSF, Dive R1751, VISIONS14

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