Tag: Mollusk

Graneledone Octopus

Graneledone Octopus (Graneledone boreopacifica) The largest octopus observed at Axial Seamount, Graneledone boreopacifica, is very curious and fairly common on the lava

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Unidentified Nudibranch

Unidentified Nudibranch Nudibranchs (also known as sea slugs) are a type of shell-less mollusk in class Gastropoda that are often equipped with

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Glob Snail

Glob Snail (Depressigyra globulus) The second most dominant species of Gastropod at Axial Seamount is the Glob Snail. These tiny snails with

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Juan de Fuca Limpet

Juan de Fuca Limpet (Lepetodrilus fucensis) Limpets are a group of marine snails, members of Class Gastropoda. Lepetodrilus fucensis, often referred to

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Flapjack octopus

Flapjack Octopus (Opisthoteuthis sp.) These small cirrate octopuses (often confused with Dumbo octopuses) are some of the deepest-living known octopus species. They are

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Bushy backed sea slug

Bushy backed sea slug (Dendronotus frondosus) The bushy backed sea slug (or nudibranch) is native to the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific Ocean.

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Cockatoo Squid

Cockatoo Squid (Taonius borealis) The Cockatoo Squid is a species of cranchiid (or glass squid) with their stocky arms held above their

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